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Chalice, Dominican Order, Galway

Museum Reg: GCM2022:006
Location: Storage

Dominican silver chalice inscribed under the foot with ‘D : Georgius Martin et D : Elizabeth Bodkin me fieri fecerunt Galivae Anno Do : 1714’ and ‘Pertinet ad Monast Jesu et Mariae O.P. Galviae’.  Deep bowl with an inscription ‘CALICEM SALVTARIS ACCIPIAM ET NOMEN DOMINI INVOCABO’.  The chalice is believed to have been presented to the Dominican order, Galway by George Martin, of Cregans, Co. Clare and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of John Bodkin.

Ref. Mulveen, J. 1994 Galway Goldsmiths, Their Marks and Ware in Journal of the Galway Archaeological and Historical Society, Vol. 46.

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