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Description

Silver tureen of bombe shape chased on sides with rococo cartouches, engraved with the crest and motto of Hay of Duns Castle, Berwickshire, by Alexander Gairdner, hallmarked Edinburgh, 1763 - 1764

Museum reference

H.MEQ 842 A

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Tureen

Production information

Gairdner, Alexander, 1744 - 1803 (fl.), Silversmith
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE

Date

1763 - 1764

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; chased on sides with rococo cartouches

Associations

Previous owner: Hay
Duns Castle, Berwickshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • European Styles (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

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