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Christian Vessel

Religious Art, Christianity, Vessel

Works of Art (17)

"Antioch Chalice," first half of 6th century, Byzantine; Made in Antioch or Kaper Koraon (?), Silver, silver-gilt (50.4)
Attarouthi Treasure, 500–650, Byzantine; From Attarouthi, Syria, Silver and silver with gilding (1986.3.1-15)
Basin (Lebrillo) with Lacework Pattern, ca. 1650, Mexican (Puebla), Tin-glazed earthenware decorated in cobalt strapwork with lace patterning in manganese (12.3.1)
Bowl Base with Old and New Testament Scenes, ca. 350–400, Byzantine, said to have been found in 1715 in the Roman catacomb of Saint Callisto, Glass, gold leaf (16.174.2)
Bowl Base with Saints Peter and Paul Flanking a Column with the Christogram of Christ, made late 300s, Gold, glass leaf, Byzantine, from Rome (16.174.3)
Chalice of Peter of Sassoferrato, 1341–42 with later, perhaps 15th-century, cup, Italian; Siena, from the Franciscan Church of Sassoferrato, Silver gilded and translucent enamel (1988.67)
Chalice, 16th century (1532–33), Made in Paris, France, Silver-gilt (1996.287)
Chalice, ca. 1380, Spanish; Catalonia, Barcelona, Silver, silver gilt, and translucent enamel (1988.66)
Chalice, late 18th century, Mexican, Silver gilt (33.120.68a)
Chalice, Paten, and Straw, ca. 1230–1250, German, Silver, partly gilded; niello, jewels (47.101.26–29)
Chrismatory, ca. 1200–1220, Limoges, Copper: engraved, chased, and gilt; champlevé enamel: lapis and lavender blue, turquoise, light and dark green, red, and white (17.190.853)
Eucharistic Dove, ca. 1215–1235, French; Made in Limoges, Gilded copper with champlevé enamel (17.190.344)
Flask with Adoration of the Magi, 500s, Byzantine, Silver with gilded silver (1984.196)
Pharmacy Jar with the Arms of the Hospital of Santa Maria della Scala, 1425–50, Made in Tuscany, Italy, Earthenware, tin glaze (maiolica) (16.154.5)
Pilgrim flask with Saint Menas, 610–50, Byzantine, Earthenware (17.194.2291)
Pyx Depicting Women at the Tomb of Christ, 500s, Byzantine; Made in the eastern Mediterranean, Ivory (17.190.57)
Situla (Bucket for Holy Water), ca. 860–880, Carolingian; From the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Crannenburg, Germany, possibly made in Reims, northern France, Ivory with copper alloy gilt mounts and inlays (17.190.45)