Communion cup by George Robertson of Edinburgh

Consisting of a shallow bowl, baluster and knop stem on double stepped foot with egg and dart rim and triple `shamrock' rouletted inner edge.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
17 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,750 ( Total: £17,500)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Kirk Session of Dunfermline Abbey

Inside of bowl engraved `FOR THE KIRK OF DUNFERLING` around a shield with `ANNO/DOM/1629`.

Provenance

Dunfermline Abbey Kirk since 1629

Venue details

Museum of Edinburgh 142 Canongate, Royal Mile, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH8 8DD 0131 529 4143 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk/Venues/Museum-of-Edinburgh

Entry details

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