UK Church Cup or goblet? very old any help please?

Discussion in 'Metalware' started by Tim Burnett, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. Tim Burnett

    Tim Burnett New Member

    Hello everyone, I have come across this cup or goblet and I am trying to establish its age/origin or even what it is made of. I am unable to find any identifiable makers marks (or any marks other than decorative). It is very heavy for its size View.jpg . Any advice as where I could start to find out more info? Thanks,

  2. afantiques

    afantiques Well-Known Member

    Can you take it outdoors or at least somewhere light and photograph it? You could get better focus and more even lighting. Also take a picture of the bottom and inside and provide some dimensions and weight, please.

    Also any provenance including where you are, Chipping Norton or Chicago makes a big difference.
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  3. lauragarnet

    lauragarnet Well-Known Member

    It looks like Middle Eastern style metal work to me. Just a guess, but that's where I'd start.
    Ditto what afantiques said about getting better photos with less glare. :cool::D
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