A pair of James I silver communion cups.
Pair of communion cups by Gilbert Kirkwood, 16171619
© Dumfries Museum
- 18 x 10 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £30,000)
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Made for the parish of Glencairn in Dumfriesshire and used continuously ever since.
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