Chalice and paten

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Chalice and paten
Chalice and paten
French jewellery
14th century
gilded silver, enamels, pearls and gems
treasure of the Cathedral

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The elegant glass of French origin, with wide cup presents a octagonal foot,laying on the edges of faceted gems. In front is a tiny glazed aedicula with Christ on the cross bearing small beads. From the node, in the Center, protrude 8 prisms and on each emerges from a glazed bottom a Gothic letter to form the word YHESUS M…
Above and below the knot appear 8 crowns of lilies and 6 ogival Gothic windows with mirrors enamelled in blue.
The paten of circular shape has a central poli-lobated concavity, and on the edge a equilateral cross.