Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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miniature chalice
  • Italy
  • miniature chalice, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • silver
  • Object Height: 3.17 cm
    Object Height: 3.17 cm
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3807
Description

Chalice has an irregular shaped base. Cup has a fern design and figure of a bird at center. Both handles of chalice are ear-shaped and have line etchings on edges. Two distinct bands around the rim of chalice.