Soup Tureen and Cover by J Mackay

A rectangular George III silver soup tureen and cover resting on four paw feet.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
38 cm long
Art Fund grant:
£5,200 ( Total: £13,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Michael Rix, Perth

The lid is engraved with a scene of Castle Campbell, Dollar. The tureen is engraved with a presentation inscription.

Provenance

Presented as a gift to Craufurd Tait of Harviestoun, Clackmannanshire, 20th July 1811 by the Clackmannanshire Yeomanry Cavalry; may have been sold in 1820s; unsold at auction at Sotheby's 1998; Michael Rix.

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