Thistle cup by Hugh Ross I

This rare Tain cup is engraved with two sets of initials: AS, which may refer to Arthur Sutherland, minister of Edderton; and CM, possibly those of Ross's father-in-law Charles Manson.


Silver Dimensions: H 4.4 cm x D 4.8 cm, W 53.7g
Art Fund grant:
£9,200 ( Total: £27,600)
Acquired in:
Lyon and Turnbull


How of Edinburgh, Lyon and Turnbull. An Art Loss Register check has been carried out

Venue details

Tain and District Museum Tain Through Time, Tower Street, TAIN Highlands and Islands IV19 1DY 01862 894089

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £1.50)

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