The bowl is engraved; 'PATER DE CELIS DEUS MISERE NOBIS', with pomegranate & rosette between each word.
Chalice & Paten by Unknown Artist, 1530
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 18 x 14 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £500 ( Total: £5,350)
- Acquired in:
The base is engraved; 'SANCTA MARIA ORA PRO NOBIS' and around the paten rim; 'SANCTA TRINITAS UNUS DEUS MISERE NOBIS'.
Discovered during demolition work at Pillaton Hall in 1760. Suggested that the chalice and paten might originally have belonged to St Thomas's Abbey, nr Stafford; The Lord Hatherton.