Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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covered chalice
  • Russia
  • covered chalice, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Russia
  • brass, gilding, silver
  • Object Height/Diameter: 35.5 x 11.2 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 x 4 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase through The Kansas University Endowment Association
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0168.,b
Description
Exhibitions

Brass, beaten silver wire covered chalice with gilding. There are bands of large bump-like protrusions on the base, on the cup, and on the lid. The lid has an urn-shaped finial with flowers. Pair with 1954.0167.