Strawberry Dish by Mungo Yorstoun

The dish has been raised from a single piece of flat plate and has a part fluted circular form, on rim foot, engraved with crest and motto.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,700 ( Total: £18,800)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Bonhams

The piece is heavily made with a scratch weight of 19oz 8d, which is typical of the quality of much Edinburgh plate, combining strength with simple form.

Provenance

Provenance not established. The Item bears an engraved crest, recorded in Fairburn as belonging to four Scottish Familieis (Craufurd, Keith, Lindsay McCulloch and Robe).

Venue details

Museum of Edinburgh 142 Canongate, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH8 8DD 0131 529 4143 www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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