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Communion chalice in the Gothic style, 1850-1873
Francis W. Cooper

New York, New York, United States of America
Silver, enamel, H: 10 1/4 in, Base Diam: 6 1/4 in, DIAM: 4 in
Purchase 2005 Friends of the Decorative Arts  2005.21.3.1
On View
Alternate Title: Large chalice made for St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Newark, New Jersey

Engraved in gothic letters on top of the outer flat rim of the foot, "In Memory of / a great deliverance / Sept. 3rd AD 1873"; engraved under the foot in shaded gothic letters: "+ St Pauls [sic], Church, Newark, N.J."


Exhibition History:
"Style and Status in Sterling: American Silver", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 2017 - ongoing)

"Style, Status, Sterling: The Triumph of American Silver", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (March 30, 2005 - January 2, 2006)

Keywords: Silver, Chalice, Religious object, Christianity, Gothic