Goblet; imitating a glass drinking-cup, in silver, gilt inside, engraved and embossed. On the globular bowl engraved festoons of fruit hanging from pendants shaped like fleurs-de-lis, initials below and to either side; the cylindrical foot with two lines of bosses imitating glass; scalloped border. Stamped with maker's mark.
- Made in: Sweden
- Height: 8.9 centimetres
Inscription ContentILS ALD CSS SBD
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription CommentMonogram in shield, struck twice.
Text from Read and Tonnochy 1928, 'Catalogue of Silver Plate' (Franks Bequest):
Similar goblets in the National Museum at Copenhagen are figured and described in Olrik, 'Drikkehorn', pp. 114, 121, two from Viborg, and one from Aarhus, Denmark.
Prehistory and Europe
Object reference number: MCN4260