Gorham sterling silver communion box or sacrament box having a Maltese cross finial.
The Maltese cross is also known as the Amalfi cross and is the symbol associated with the Knights Hospitaller (the Knights of Malta) and is the same design based upon crosses used since the First Crusade.
Measures approximately 2.5" to top of finial x 2.6" diameter. Impressed hallmarks for Gorham along with "Sterling" over 2204. Gold wash interior. Slight signs of wear appropriate for age and use. Weighs approximately 92.4 grams.
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