Silver quaich by John Luke

Scottish type of cup, cuach or quaich.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
19 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,500)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
How of Edinburgh

The engraved decoration consists of lines indicating the stave form and binding of the early wooden examples, and the pattern of rose and tulip heads being derived from Dutch metalwork. Struck with the maker's mark and dated 1704.

Provenance

How of Edinburgh.

Venue details

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum Argyle Street, GLASGOW Strathclyde G3 8AG 0141 276 9599 www.glasgowlife.org.uk/kelvingrove

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