Product Code P140 King Lugh
Add class to your dining table with a set of four beautiful hand crafted pewter goblet.
Lugh - The King of a Magical Race goblet is one from the set of 4 goblets each telling a story from ancient Mythical Ireland.
Lugh was son of Kian of Tuatha The Danaan people. Eihlinn, a noble lady loved Kian who was father of her triple sons. When Balor of the Evil Eye a Famorian and enemy heard this the ordered the three babies be drowned. The servant who was ordered to kill the children dropped one on the way to the shore but never told anyone that one lived. The child was saved by a Druidess. His father Kian gave him as a youth to his brother a scholar to educate
On coming to manhood Lugh presented himself to the Royal Palace at Tara, the King could see that Lugh was a scientist, a physician, a poet a harper and also a skilled soldier.
The Formorian race, whose fortunes were ending at the hands of the Danaans stole the harp of the great Dagda and was made prisoner of his personal harper. Lugh led Dagda to the hall of Fomorian where the found the stolen harp. Invoking magical powers of the Tuatha de Danaaan the harp was rescued. Now Dagda pleased to have his harp back along with Lugh joined together in the first known "Seisiun" of Irish music
Another battle saw the Tuatha De Danaan victorious over the Fomorians. Balor the Evil Eye weary allowed his eye to droop for a moment . Lugh picked up a stone and as soon as he opened his eye Lugh hurled the stone at Balor and killed him. The Fomoriams were defeated.
Each goblet is 7" high hand turned and polished on the inside. The outside is hand turned on top and base with the center darkened to highlight the scenes on the 3 sides. Enjoy !!
HANDMADE IN IRELAND