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A 19th century silver & oak Carved Quaich

A 19th century silver & oak Carved Quaich


This is a fine and somewhat rare provinical 19th century Quaich - a silver bowl is mounted on oak carved with decorative bands of a celtic plaited rope design around the outside and on the handles with protruding silver ends to finish.

  • Additional Product Information

    The word Quaich comes form the Gaelic word "cuach" (cup or bowl). It is often referred to as a friendship or love cup generally with two handles although 3 or 4 handle quaiches have been made.  Sharing the cup demonstrates a trust between 2 individuals or groups of people. You can fill the cup with a drink of your choice however it is usually whisky.

    There are no makers marks or hallmarks on this Quaich as was often the case with mid-century Victorian silverware.

  • Condition Notes

    The condition is excellent with no obvious defects.

  • Size

    Height - 3 cms

    Bowl diameter - 7cms

    Width handle to handle - 11.5 cms

    Width at Base - 3.3 cms

    Weight - 54 grms

  • Packaging

    This Quaich will be supplied in a presentation box.

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