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CHALICE –PATEN

Category
SILVER
Object Name
CHALICE –PATEN
Maker/Artist
Kerr, Alexander\?-1738
MESDA Craftsman ID Number
19859
Place Made
Williamsburg, Virginia
Date
1725
Materials
silver
Dimensions
[Spoon Len] __[Overall Ht]chalice: 7 7/8″ __[Overall Wdth]chalice at base and top: 3 3/4″; paten: 9 1/4″
Description
silver chalice and paten: chalice with raised cup and base, bottom of the cup having been cut out when the stem was attached, stem (flat sheet rolled into a tube and flared on the ends) with applied band in the center; cup flairs at top; domed base — paten with molded rim
Object Location
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, Edenton, North Carolina
Photo Number
S-12162
File Location
SILVERSMITHS AND CLOCKMAKERS/Kerr, Alexander
History
History of ownership by Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Edenton, North Carolina.
Engraving
“The Gift of Colonell (sic) Edward Mosely, for ye use of ye Church in Edenton in the year 1725.” __around upper portion of cup on chalice and outer rim of paten __Refer to Cutten.
no
Touch Mark
“AK” joined at base; marked three times in rounded rectangular touch __both chalice and paten are marked three times near rim __Refer to Cutten. See also Craftsman Database.
Examined
John Bivins, Jr. –Sara Lee Barnes __03/30/1982 __No