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Goblets & Chalices

Browse our collection of specialist silver goblets and chalices. An excellent range of early silver examples for the collector which are ideal for practical use and make a perfect gift.

Silver Goblets were popular in England during the 17th century until they were superseded by glass drinking vessels in the late 1600s. Silver goblets made a comeback in the mid 18th century and have remained popular ever since.

Silver Chalices for Church communion can be found dating back to as early as 1560. They sometimes have a cover which doubles as a paten.

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Goblets & Chalices

Browse our collection of specialist silver goblets and chalices. An excellent range of early silver examples for the collector which are ideal for practical use and make a perfect gift.

Silver Goblets were popular in England during the 17th century until they were superseded by glass drinking vessels in the late 1600s. Silver goblets made a comeback in the mid 18th century and have remained popular ever since.

Silver Chalices for Church communion can be found dating back to as early as 1560. They sometimes have a cover which doubles as a paten.

  • Circa 1574

    Lawrence Stratford

    10321 Elizabeth I Antique Silver Chalice

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    Originating from the English provincial town of Dorchester in Dorset, this fine early English chalice dates to the reign of Elizabeth I. It has the standard design for Elizabethan communion cups with straight tapering sides and a slightly flared top; with wire ornament applied to the stem and hammered egg and dart frieze to the foot. The beautifully hatched decorative bands below the top edge of the cup are typical for the period, they are well executed and with good definition. Most likely this cup has been made from pre-reformation silver and it has the lovely hand beaten finish you’d expect at this date. The removable cover (paten) bears the date of 1574. Superb antique colour.
    Contains 250 ml. Chalice weight 231 grams, 7.4 troy oz. Height 20.2cm, diameter of top 9.9cm. Cover weight 55 grams, 1.7 troy oz. Height 2.4cm, diameter 9cm. London c.1574.
    Maker’s mark only for Lawrence Stratford. Sterling silver. 16th century.

  • 1631

     

    10256 Charles I Antique Silver Cup

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    A superb early English silver wine cup of very plain form with a cast baluster stem and spreading foot. This large goblet has an excellent patina, good weight, and sits very well in the hand. To the front is a well-executed armorial for Dr Thomas Eden, hand engraved, the style is typical of the Charles I period with the shield within a laurel-wreath. This is an outstanding piece of antique silver in every way. Contains 430 ml. Weight 326 grams, 10.4 troy ounces. Height 19.8cm. Diameter 9.2cm (top), 9cm (foot). London 1631. Maker “HM”. Sterling silver. 17th century.

  • 1635

    Henry Starkey

    10306 Charles I Antique Silver Wine Cup

    £18,500

    A rare English silver wine cup of very plain form on a cast baluster stem and spreading foot. This goblet has a superb patina and is perfectly styled for use in modern day times with its unusual tapering bowl. The original slightly hand beaten finish is visible on the inside. This is a very special piece of antique silver.

  • 1802

    Peter‚ Ann & William Bateman

    10126 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £950

    A handsome antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (lemon squeezer form). Classic plain style and clean lines. Original pale gilt interior. Hand engraved to the front is a monogram of intertwined initials in old fashioned script. Contains 410ml. Weight 237 grams, 7.6 troy ounces. Height 16.7cm. Diameter 9cm. London 1802. Maker Peter, Anne & William Bateman.

  • 1805

     

    10162 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £650

    A well proportioned antique silver drinking cup with a tapering bowl on a chunky square base (often known as a “lemon squeezer”. Classic plain style and clean lines. Gadroon decoration to the foot. Contains 350ml. Weight 214 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 14cm. Diameter 9.2cm. Base 7.2cm. London 1805. Maker unidentified. Sterling silver.

  • 1807

    Charles Hollinshed

    10205 George III Antique Silver Goblet

    £875

    An elegant antique silver drinking chalice with a tapering bowl on a spreading base. Beautifully embossed and hand chased decoration of flowers and foliage. Excellent quality and weight. Original bright gilt interior. Contains 500 ml. Weight 252 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height 17.4cm. Diameter 9cm (top and foot). London 1807. Maker Charles Hollinshed, a known goblet maker. Sterling silver.

  • 1808

    William Abdy

    10138 George III Antique Silver Goblet

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    An unusual antique silver drinking cup on a chunky square base. Classic plain style and clean lines. Original bright gilt interior. Contains 250ml. Weight 176 grams, 5.6 troy ounces. Height 11.5cm. Diameter 7.9cm. Base length 6.6cm. London 1808. Maker William Abdy II. Sterling silver.

  • 1826

    Thomas Johnson

    9708 Pair of Georgian Silver Coconut Cups

    £2,350

    An excellent pair of antique silver mounted coconuts on decorative silver bases. The coconuts are carved in the forget-me-not design. Very ornamental examples. Each contains 300ml. Height 16.4cm. Diameter 8.7cm. London 1826. Maker TJ, probably Thomas Johnson. Sterling silver.

    Coconuts carved with the forget-me-not design are generally thought to have been made by a sailor or prisoner of war, probably of French origin

  • 1829

     

    9038 Antique George III Silver Goblet

    £775

    A handsome antique silver chalice of plain tapering form with an embossed band of flowers and leaves to the body and foot. Light gilding to the interior bowl. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial with the motto “Vulneratus Sed Non Victus”. Contains 375 ml. Weight 258 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 16.5 cms. Diameter of top 9 cms. London 1829. Makers mark badly stamped. Sterling silver.

  • 1864

    Edward Barnard & Sons

    9809 Victorian Silver Goblet

    £875

    An excellent quality antique silver drinking chalice with a finely engraved border decoration to the upper body, lower body and foot. Good colour and light gilt interior. Contains 650 ml. Weight 357 grams, 11.4 troy ounces. Height 21.8 cm. Diameter 9.5 cm. Marked on the body for London 1864. Maker Edward Barnard & Sons. Sterling silver.

  • 1873

    Elkington

    10219 Victorian Silver Goblet

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    A good quality antique silver drinking cup with a bead border foot. Nice dainty size. Decorated with delicate flower tendrils, leaf engraving to the body, and the crest of a swan to the front. Original gilt interior. Contains 170 ml. Weight 114 grams, 3.6 troy oz. Height 13.7cm. Diameter of top 6.9cm. London 1873. Maker Frederick Elkington. Sterling silver.

  • 1895

    Martin Hall and Co

    9812 Victorian Silver Goblet

    £750

    A very pretty antique silver chalice with a wide engraved border and central swags of foliate decoration. Contains 420 ml. Weight 206 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 19.6cm. Diameter of top 9.1cm. Sheffield 1895. Maker Martin Hall. Sterling silver.

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