<frisk@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> IE J wrote:
> > Need I remind you that Ivar Bardson in 1364 among the tithes
> collected in
> > the dioceses under Gardar left the Papal representant a silverplated
> > vessel. That one was brought to Rome. It's my theory that the one in
> > might have been gained/bought/confiscated by King Hakon from the cargo
> > Sigurd Kolbein's son bought and which King Hakon confiscated.
> As before Inger ignores the following:
> 1) the Icelandic coconut chalice is not mentioned in any records
> until mid-16th century
it's mentioned before that. I am sorry having to say this because among
those who have other views of interpretation you are one of those I respect
most. I did take it up with you at the time one of the excellent
dissertation of Reykjavik was up some years ago. I am just in between
serving dishes to one of my friends, so I will have to return later with
> 2) Based on the gothic-style decorations, it is believed to date
> from around 1500.
> 3) There are numerous similar silver-plated coconut chalices known
> from the 16th
> century in museums, in particular in southern Germany.