879. Irish Dublin Silver Sterling Interlocking I.B.C Religious Holy Oil Priest Stocks

A Very Rare Superb Irish Dublin Silver Victorian Interlocking I. B. C. Holy Oil Stocks by Dublin Silver Maker John Smyth.  

The cylindrical body made up of four plain heavy gauge pieces which screw firmly together to form a tight fit, complete with its original leather pouch.  

Mark of J S for John Smyth & Sons, worked from 1827-1855 at premises 17 Wicklow Street, Dublin City.  

Dublin Assay for 1837.  

Condition: Good condition with some tiny dents. No engraved initials, monograms or inscriptions. Professionally polished, leather pouch is a bit used in appearance. Initials CHR Chrism (oil for baptism, confirmations and coronations). CAT Catechumens (oil for baptisms). 

Diameter: 1” (2.5cm). Height: 3" (7.25cm).   

Weight: (an impressive) 1.9ozs. (56 grams). 

Location: Dublin City, Ireland. 

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