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Chalice

Object Number: 
1932.105
Date: 
ca. 1680
Medium: 
Silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 25.1 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: inside the foot: "To Frank K. Sturgis. In grateful appreciation of long and valued services to the Stock Exchange */ From some of his friends on the "Floor"" in script stamped: below the rim: "I[?]" crowned in a shield, crowned leopard's head,
Description: 
Wrought silver Charles II chalice; deep circular cup, flared at the lip and curved under at the base; circular stem with a central knop, flared to a circular, stepped and molded foot; gilt interior; engraved, inside the foot, "To Frank K. Sturgis. In grateful appreciation of long and valued services to the Stock Exchange */ From some of his friends on the "Floor"" in script; maker's marks stamped below the rim.
Gallery Label: 
This chalice was given to Frank Knight Sturgis on the occasion of his retirement from the stock exchange in 1914.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Frank Knight Sturgis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group