Item et due nuces indie ad potandum cum pedibus argenti.

Item et quidam nux indie non munita.

Tucked inside a chest in this 1295 inventory were two extremely unusual objects: "Two Indian nuts for drinking, with silver feet." Next to it, the inventory records a third coconut shell, as-yet unworked, waiting its own turn to become a goblet. A number of coconut-shell goblets from Europe's past survive today in museum collections and antiquary shops, though few date from the thirteenth century, making this one of the earliest attested objects of this type. No coconut goblets are attested elsewhere in the existing Marseille collection, and their presence here points to the thirteenth-century city's far-flung trade horizons. These goblets were found in a chest made of white wood (de ligno albe), which is also unusual. They were stored in the chest alongside six cruets, four of which were made of brass, and with nine candelabra, some made of brass and others of iron. The juxtaposition suggests the possibility that the chest was used to store items associated with the Roman Catholic liturgy.