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Description

Domed silver tureen lid decorated with chased scrolls, leaves, shells and gadrooning, with pomegranate finial, by Alexander Gairdner, hallmarked Edinburgh, 1763 - 1764

Museum reference

H.MEQ 842 B

Collection

Decorative and Applied Art

Object name

Tureen lid

Production information

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

Date

1763 - 1764

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver; decorated with chased scrolls, leaves, shells and gadrooning; pomegranate finial

Associations

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

Exhibitions

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

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
Art, Design And Fashion, Art Of Living

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