Five chalices

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1) The stem has below the shape of a baluster, supporting a knob, shaped as a band with two cherubim. The upper part of the stem is twisted. The lower part of the knob is decorated with a calyx and with circular medallions separated by plants. 2) The upper part of the foot and the stem are angular, the foot and the lower part of the stem being convex. The sides of the foot are decorated with oval medallions, supported by figures at the corners. The lower part of the stem is a pedestal supporting an urn, as the knob. It is decorated with festoons supported by angels standing at the corners. Above the urn is an angular foot with the bowl. The latter is decorated with festoons supported by cherubim. 3) In the upper part of the foot are festoons supported by cherubim. The lower part of the stem has the shape of a crater without handles. It supports a base with angels, standing around the stem. The bowl has a calyx and a row of cherubim. 4) The upper part of the foot has a row of circular medallions. The lower part of the stem is a vase with cherubim as handles. Its neck and rim are simultaneously the foot of a baluster. At its front is a standing angel. The bowl is decorated like 1901-39-948. 5) Angels sit upon the foot. The stem is a variation of 4). The cherubim support festoons. The baluster is angular. Usual background. On the back above at right, the lower part of a number: 10 or 70. Made in: Rome, Italy. Date: 1780s. Record ID: chndm_1938-88-1945.

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