Copper chalice, hammered, champleve, engraved, enamelled and gilded.
The Rusper chalice by Unknown Artist, 1195
© British Museum
- Copper enamelled & gilded
- 13 x 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £40,000 ( Total: £416,250; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Trustees of Barbara Hurst
Decorated with the figure of Christ, angels, saints, and flowers.
Discovered in a tomb, on the site of the Benedictine nunnery of Rusper, Horsham.