Ampulla or vial for sacred oil, used in the religious ceremony at the Coronation of King Charles I at Holyrood, 1633.
Gold Ampulla by James Dennistown, 1633
© National Museum of Scotland
- Art Fund grant:
- £200 ( Total: £1,000)
- Acquired in:
- Sir George Grant Suttie
The body is pear-shaped, the screw-lid has 2 horn-shaped nozzles, and thefoot-ring has an incised egg-and-tongue pattern.
The Sutties of Balgone.