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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Silver Goblets were popular in England during the 17th century until they were superceded by glass drinking vessels in the late 1600s. Silver goblets made a comeback in the mid 18th century.

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Silver Goblets were popular in England during the 17th century until they were superceded by glass drinking vessels in the late 1600s. Silver goblets made a comeback in the mid 18th century.

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.

  • 1571

    James Feake

    9918 Elizabeth I Silver Chalice

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    A rare early English chalice dating to the reign of Elizabeth I. A very early date and in very good condition. With straight tapering sides, slightly flared at the top, and would originally have had a cover (paten). Hand beaten finish as you’d expect at this date. The single hatched band of decoration is well executed and the definition is very good. There is applied wire ornament to the stem, the foot has a second band of hatched engraving. Contains 180 ml. Weight of chalice 190 grams, 6.1 troy ounces. Chalice dimensions – height 15.3cm, diameter of top 7.7cm. Extremely good silver marks for London 1571. Maker probably James Feake. Sterling silver.

  • Circa 1790

     

    9936 Antique Continental Silver Cup

    £850

    A handsome antique silver goblet with acanthus leaf decoration and matted engraving. Deep gilding throughout. The body is inset with eight 18th century coins and the base is mounted with a further four coins. Heavy gauge silver and the cup feels good in the hand. Contains 170 ml. Weight 213 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 10.2cm. Diameter 7.4cm. Unmarked silver. Continental, probably German. Circa 1790.

  • 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.

  • 1861

    George Unite

    9579 Antique Silver Goblet

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    A very pretty antique sterling silver wine cup with an embossed decoration of flowers and leaves, and a blank cartouche to the front. Pale gilt interior. Contains 350 ml. Weight 227 grams, 7.2 troy ounces. Height 17 cm. Diameter of top 9.2 cm. Birmingham 1861. Maker George Unite.

  • 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.

  • 1895

    Martin Hall

    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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