National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis French 12th Century (mounting); Alexandrian 2nd/1st Century B.C.(cup)
French 12th Century (artist)
Alexandrian 2nd Century B.C. (artist)
Alexandrian 1st Century B.C. (artist)
Chalice of the Abbot Suger of Saint-Denis, 2nd/1st century B.C. (cup); 1137-1140 (mounting)
sardonyx cup with heavily gilded silver mounting, adorned with filigrees set with stones, pearls, glass insets, and opaque white glass pearls
overall (height): 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.) overall (diam. at base): 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.) overall (diam. at top): 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)
Widener Collection
1942.9.277
On View
From the Tour: Medieval Metalwork and Enamels
Object 1 of 8

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Artist Information (Alexandrian 1st Century B.C.)
Artist Information (Alexandrian 2nd Century B.C.)
Artist Information (French 12th Century)
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