Ciborium Solid Silver | 1800s Antique | 13" / 30 cm
A beautiful French antique ciborium featuring wonderful crucifixion engravings. Solid silver hallmarked cup and an arched cover. Present Hallmarks are the large silver guarantee mark Minerve with No 1 = 95 % pure sterling silver. It is the highest grade of usable sterling silver and the French Trade Hallmark left facing head of Mercury = French silver items exported out of France between 1840 and 1879. Dates back to the period of the mid 1800s.
General: The overall dimensions of the Ciborium are a height of 11.8 inches (30 cm), the base is 4.9 inches (12.4 cm) wide, the cup diameter 4.1 inches (10.5 cm).
Condition: The Ciborium is in good condition with no damage besides age-related wear ........ please see also enclosed photos as a part of the condition description.