This pair of cups are a rare example of work by the Glasgow-based silversmith, thought to have immigrated from Germany, who trained with Alexander Kincaid.
Two 'Communion Cups of the Kirk of Drymen' by Johann Gotleiff Bilsinds, 1732
© Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum
- Silver Dimensions: 21 × 12cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,875 ( Total: £7,500)
- Acquired in:
- Drymen Parish Church
They were ordered after four Presbytery investigations complained of the churchs lack of communionware. Contributions were collected in the parish, and they were purchased for £11 and eight shillings.
Found in possession of Drymen Parish Church in 1986
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