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Ciborium

Image attached to MAR.M.78 & A-1912

An image of ciborium and cover
silver-gilt: set with enamelled silver bosses, the domed cover with finial of a bishop
Silver-gilt; the stepped circular foot is engraved with four cartouches of scrolls each set with a silver boss enamelled in blue.  Between each boss is a pair of moulded ribs.  The stem comprises a series of spools and knops, set with two borders of bosses.  The top half of the U-shaped cup is undecorated.  Beneath an applied girdle the cup is set with four bosses between applied ribs to match the foot.  The circular cover stepped with a high central dome which is decorated with bosses and ribs to match the cup.  The top is surmounted by the cast figure of a bishop.

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ciborium and cover silver-gilt: set with enamelled silver bosses, the domed cover with finial of a bishop Silver-gilt; the stepped circular foot is engraved with four cartouches of scrolls each set with a silver boss enamelled in blue. Between each boss is a pair of moulded ribs. The stem comprises a series of spools and knops, set with two borders of bosses. The top half of the U-shaped cup is undecorated. Beneath an applied girdle the cup is set with four bosses between applied ribs to match the foot. The circular cover stepped with a high central dome which is decorated with bosses and ribs to match the cup. The top is surmounted by the cast figure of a bishop.

Image data

  • Accession Number: MAR.M.78 & A-1912
  • Photograph Copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Aperture: f/29.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 760 pixels
  • Image width: 507 pixels
  • Processed with: ACD Systems Digital Imaging
  • Filesize: 50.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 29/1
  • Captured: 2008:03:31 11:51:43

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