On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Silver and gilt
height: 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm); diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
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Michael Lacktman (American, born 1938). Chalice, ca.1965. Silver and gilt, height: 6 15/16 in. (17.6 cm); diameter: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1992.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1992.243_bw.jpg)
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Chalice, silver. Circular foot tapers to cone-shaped stem seamed at mid-stem. Stem flares out above mid-point to flattened spherical body, in-turned at rim. Interior of chalice is double-walled with sloping, gilded sides. On bottom of chalice, about 1" above foot rim, is a disc concealing interior of stem, with domed winged central element concealing detachable nut.
CONDITION: Gilding on interior somewhat worn. One small dent on side of interior.
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