Work of Art
determine the function of a missal stand in the church. Where would it
be placed what would it hold. What material is it made up and what significance
did silver play in the history of the country.
Students will discuss the symbols in the piece and their significance
in the church. They should discuss how eagles are used in this country
as symbols and find examples of them?
Student will describe the silver missal stand demonstrating knowledge
of the elements and principles of art
.While viewing a large image of the missal stand, discuss and research
the process of creating it including making a wood core, covering with
silver, decorating with embossment, carving, fretwork and gilding.
Students will list all the parts of the eagles shown including the
claws and note the careful rendering of details.