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Commemorative glass for First ...

Modern Era, Europe
AL9853
First Communion with wine is no longer a Catholic custom since the 12th century. This glass commemorates the moment when the believer receives communion for the first time. The ear of wheat and the wine grape symbolise the Eucharist.

Datasheet

  • Type: Glass
  • Place of origin: France
  • Materials and techniques: Glass
  • Date: 19th century
  • Dimensions: 18 + 8 cm
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