Tota pulchra et pretiosa

Maria Christina’s gift

AMK0009aThe silver chalice, gilded, decorated with medallions of glazed ceramic: on its foot with the scenes from the life of Christ and Mary; on the nodus with the figures of the Four Evangelists in the top row and with the winged heads in the bottom one; on the shell with the images of Christ and the three theological virtues.

AMK0010aThe silver, gilded paten with the glazed ceramic medallion that presents the Lamb of God. These utensils were offered to Mons. Luigi Tripepi by Queen of Spain, Maria Christina.