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Chalice

Chalice
Title
Chalice
Date 
ca. 1680
Medium 
Silver, gilt
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. ( 25.1 x 12.1 cm )
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.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Frank Knight Sturgis
Object Number 
1932.105
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, lion passant in a rectangle, "F" or "g" partial in a shield
Gallery Label 
This chalice was given to Frank Knight Sturgis on the occasion of his retirement from the stock exchange in 1914.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group