Description The Fingask Chalice, silver-gilt chalice decorated with basse-taille enamels of Christ, the Apostles and St Denis: French, Paris, early 16th century Production information Paris, France, Europe Date Early 16th century
The Ardagh Chalice, a silver and gold-plated bronze communion cup from Ardagh, County Limerick, Ireland. 700s AD. National Museum of Ireland, Dublin. The chalice, part of a hoard that was buried during Viking raids and discovered in 1868 by two boys digging in a potato field, ranks with the Book of Kells as one of the finest known works of Celtic art.