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Goblet with Biblical scenes, probably English, 1803

Unknown1803

The Jewish Museum, London

The Jewish Museum, London

Goblet made from a coconut shell. Carved with three scenes the first, a scene of men in early 19th century dress drinking, the second has three angels visiting Abraham and the third depicts the binding of Isaac for sacrifice - all accompanied with the relevant Biblical verses in Hebrew. Rosewood stem and base, mounted with silver-gilt bands.A signature in English script 'Matthew Leo'.

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