Virgin’s Cup, Wedding Cup

The noble mistress Kunigunde fell in love with a young and ambitious goldsmith. Her wealthy father did not approve of this pair and became so enraged that threw the young goldsmith into the darkest dungeon. The wealthy nobleman reluctantly made the following proposal to his daughter: “If your goldsmith can make a chalice from which two people can drink at the same time without spilling one single drop, I will free him and you shall become his bride.” Inspired by love and with skillful hands, the young goldsmith created a masterpiece. He sculpted a girl with a beautiful smile, her skirt was hollowed to serve as a cup. Her raised arms held a bucket that swivels so that it could be filled and then swung towards a second drinker. To this day the chalice remains a symbol, and love, faithfulness and good luck await the couple who drink from this cup.

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