Chalice, "IHS" medallion
Origin: England, Sheffield or Birmingham
OH: 7 15/16"; Diam. of rim: 4"; Diam. of base : 3 13/16"
Fused silverplate (Sheffield Plate) with gilding
Bequest of Dr. Lowry Dale Kirby.
Acc. No. 1991-808,2
Stepped domed circular foot supports waisted stem with central knop and inverted bell shaped cup with gilded interior.
Label:All of these objects are engraved or stamped with “IHS”, which is a Christogram or an abbreviation of the Greek name of Jesus. This symbol is widely used in many Christian denominations.
Provenance:ex. collection Dr. Lowry Dale Kirby
Inscription(s):Engraved "IHS" with sun medallion