A silver quaich maker's mark IH, circa 1720
Lot 166A*
A silver quaich maker's mark IH, circa 1720
£10,000 - 12,000
US$ 17,000 - 20,000
Auction Details
A silver quaich maker's mark IH, circa 1720 A silver quaich maker's mark IH, circa 1720 A silver quaich maker's mark IH, circa 1720
Lot Details
A silver quaich
maker's mark IH, circa 1720
Of conventional form, the exterior and interior of the bowl engraved with facsimile staves, the twin lugs each with engraved borders, one lug with the foliate initials 'WES', the other with crest and motto, diameter including handles 28cm, weight 20.1oz.

Footnotes

  • The crest and motto are those of Clan Sutherland.

    The initials to the lug are likely to be betrothal initials for the marriage of W and E Sutherland. They have also probably been added at a slightly later date, still within the 18th century.
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  1. Alexis Tortolano
    Specialist - Silver
    Bonhams
    Work
    22 Queen St
    Edinburgh, EH2 1JX
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 131 240 0914
    FaxFax: +44 131 220 2547
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