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A late nineteenth/early twentieth century Scottish provincial carved wood and silver mounted quaich, the body carved with beasts and Celtic knot work, with twin lug handles, the bowl applied to centre with a central silver boss with gothic engraved motto SGUAB AS'I  (the Gaelic phrase meaning 'Toss it back’ or ‘Sweep it away’).


The silver mounts marked, ‘W.T’ and ‘INVSS’.


Maker: W.T

Inverness, c.1890-1910.



Width across handles: 11.6cm.

Diameter: 7.6cm.

Height: 3.8cm.


Condition: Excellent antique condition. Free from repairs. The wood body retains good definition to the carved decoration, no losses. The silver mounts in good order.

Inverness - Scottish Provincial Silver Mounted Carved Wood Quaich

SKU: 2064599
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