Fine Early Silver Mounted Scottish Quaich

Fine Early Silver Mounted Scottish Quaich

Code: 12227

£4,850.00 Approx $6139.24, €5659.28
 

A very rare, intact, and desirable segmented walnut silver mounted Quaich drinking vessel. It is of a feathered staved form of coopered construction, with two lugs silver mounted, the central silver boss initialed "A.H" over "E.T". This Quaich would have been used in Clan gatherings to toast and drink whisky at weddings and ceremonies. This example dates to the late 17th century. 

OBJECT: Quaich 

CULTURE: Stuart/Scottish

DATE: c. 1680 - 1700 AD

MATERIAL: Silver & Walnut

SIZE: 20.5cm wide (handle to handle) x 13.5cm diameter top, x 8.6cm diameter foot

WEIGHT:  220.6grams

PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Crosby. Cumbria.