Chalice in 800/000 silver and gilt silver.
Milan, 1812 - 1872
The circular base is decorated with geometric elements, symbols of the Passion and ears of wheat alternate with oval cut stones of different carat weight. The vase-shaped stem is decorated with geometric elements and stones with different carat weight. The cup is in gilt silver, the silver support features embossed decorations with symbols of the Passion and vine leaves, alternating with stones with different carat weight.
The base bears the punches of the Kingdom of Lombardy and Veneto and of the City of Milan.
This punching system was approved by Eugene de Beauharnais, Viceroy of the Kingdom of Italy, on December 25, 1810 and was put in place in 1812. After the dissolution of the Kingdom of Italy (1814), the "French" punching system remained in force during the Austrian administration and continued to be used in the Lombard Veneto Kingdom until 1872.
- Aantal items
- Zilver, Zilver verguld
- Model / Naam
- Geschatte periode
- Eind 19e eeuw
- Land van herkomst
- Uitstekende staat - nauwelijks gebruikt met minimale gebruikssporen en tekenen van ouderdom
- 23×11×10 cm
- 310 g