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William Dyxson

The “fleur de lys” makers mark for William Dyxson was entered in 1561 (Jacksons “Gold & Silver Marks” page 98).

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William Dyxson

The “fleur de lys” makers mark for William Dyxson was entered in 1561 (Jacksons “Gold & Silver Marks” page 98).

  • 1568

    William Dyxson

    10179 Elizabeth I Antique Silver Chalice

    £11,950

    A rare early English silver chalice dating to the reign of Elizabeth I. This cup follows the standard design for Elizabethan communion cups and is most likely to have been made from pre-reformation silver. Of very plain form, the straight tapering sided bowl has a circular band below the rim, and simple reeded wire ornamentation has been applied to the stem and foot. This cup would originally have had a cover (paten). Weight 139 grams, 4.4 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter – top 8.1cm, foot 6.8cm. London 1568. Maker William Dyxson. Sterling silver.

  • 1570

    William Dyxson

    6399 Elizabeth I Silver Chalice dated 1570

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    An extremely rare early English chalice dating to the reign of Elizabeth I. It is quite remarkable to find a piece of silver of such an early date and especially in such excellent condition. This cup follows the standard design for Elizabethan communion cups and is most likely to have been made from pre-reformation silver. It would originally have had a cover (paten). The engraved arabesques to the body are typical for the period. The foot wire has stamped ornament of tongue and dart. Weight 257 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 18 cms. Diameter – top 9 cms, foot 8.5 cms. Extremely good silver marks for London 1570. Maker William Dyxson.

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