Lion-Tankard by James Cockburn

One of a pair of tankards made in Edinburgh.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
18.3 x 14.6 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £5,060)
Acquired in:
1960
Vendor:
Sotheby's

They have plain cable mouldings; the handles end in small shields and the thumb-pieces are formed as lions resting their forelegs on a ball.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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