543MONUMENTALER TABERNAKEL Auction: 57-II
H. 81 cm, 2173 g
A MONUMENTAL SILVER-GILT ARTOPHORION Russian, Moscow, 1833 In the form of a tabernacle. The upper part terminating in ogee form supporting a finial of showing the Crucifixion and the Resurrection of Christ in a mandorla. The front side of the ciborium chased and embossed with the Last Supper. With a compartment holding a small lidded container in the shape of a sarkophagus for the host. Fully marked with city hallmark, assayer's mark, 84 standard and master's mark 'ee'. Minimal dents. 81 cm high, 2173 gr.