Swastika Chalice Cover

The Chalice Cover with four Kuffic seals Achdjian Collection

This Chalice Cover with four Kuffic seals, a cross-shaped composition and in border a motif with 4 snakes or Dioun around an eigth pointed star, eigth floral main motifs and a central square medallion. The S shape or Dioun or snake must be studied by Armenian scholars. In the 1950′ ies, since my childhood, my father, Albert Achdjian, used to tell me that this motif was a symbol of an Armenian rug or textile.

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