Pair of communion cups by Gilbert Kirkwood

A pair of James I silver communion cups.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
18 x 10 cm
Art Fund grant:
£10,000 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Congregation of the parish of Glencairn

Each cup is in the form of a bell shaped bowl on a baluster stem with flat chased decoration around a stepped circular foot.

Provenance

Made for the parish of Glencairn in Dumfriesshire and used continuously ever since.

Venue details

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, DUMFRIES Dumfriesshire DG2 7SW 01387 253 374 www.dumgal.gov.uk/artsandmuseums

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass

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