A gift from the Princess Clothilde to the Roman Catholic Church.
--The Princess Clothilde while in New York city ordered two pieces of church plate, which have just been completed by Tiff my & Co. The one, a silver chalice nearly a foot high, has an ornamented globe in the centre of the column, and its bowl tastefully entwined with richly embossed ivy leaves.
The cross and gloria are surmounted by an outspread dove, while upon the globe are inscribed the mystic emblem I. H. S. This vase rests upon a small sliver- gilt paten, intended to receive the consecrated water.
The whole is enclosed in a tasteful morocco case, adorned with a gold filagrev crown and the Princess
' initials in old church text.
It is supposed that this elegant and costly gift is intended to be-presented to the French Roman
Catholic Church in street, as an appropriate ...