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Chalice

Date:
1788
Culture:
Scottish
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 1/4 × 4 3/8 in. (23.5 × 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth B. Howe, in memory of her husband, Leroy Kent Howe, 1965
Accession Number:
65.199.5
Not on view
The inscription on this chalice indicates that it and a pewter flagon (65.199.4) belonged to the same congregation under the ministry of John Fairly.
Inscription: On side of cup between engraved foliate scrolling, in script: Belonging to the Congregation, / of the Covd Presbyterian Dysenters; / under the Ministry of the / Revd Mr John Fairly / A.D. 1788

Label on underside inscribed in red ink: 65

Scratched on underside: ab 1345 [or 1348]

Marking: Unmarked
Elizabeth B. Howe (until 1965; to MMA)
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