An antique German chalice cup with lid, in silver with chased and repousse decoration. The front is beautifully decorated with an engraved cartouche with a presentation inscription in German. Inscribed: (front) Unserem gÌ_tigem/ und/ freundlichen Wirthe/ am 13th August 1859 (Our kind and friendly innkeepers on August 13th 1859. (back) Erinnerung an die Mobilmachung (Remembering the Mobilization). Gilt interior. No maker's mark.
14.5 troy oz. Base is weighted with plaster.
Width 4.25 Depth 4.25 Height 11.75 in.
Note: dents on foot and rim as pictured.