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Reliquary / locket Reliquary / locket

Silver gilt reliquary in the form of a locket, shaped like a Maltese Cross, from Threave Castle, Kirkcudbrightshire, 15th century

Crucifix / figure / Christ Crucifix / figure / Christ

Gilded bronze figure of Christ from a crucifix, enamelled in blue and green in the Limoges or champleve manner, found in the churchyard at Ceres, Fife, 12th or possibly 13th century

Plaque Plaque

Square bronze plaque with enamelling and with six holes, depicting Christ, from Borve, Benbecula, late 12th or 13th century

Hasp, coffer Hasp, coffer

Hasp of a coffer of gilded copper and champleve enamel, from Wauchope, near Langholm, 13th century

Communion cup Communion cup

One of two communions cups by G. and M. Crichton, Edinburgh, 1880 - 1881, presented to St Paul's and St George's Episcopal Church of Scotland, Edinburgh, by Sir David Anderson

Backsword Backsword

Basket hilted backsword with a gilt blade etched with 'God Save King James the 8', 1725 - 1750

Sporran Sporran

Sporran of sealskin and red leather, with gilt and silver mounts, 19th century

Spur Spur

Pair of gilt brass rowel spurs worn by Auld Wat Scott of Harden

Quoit Quoit

Silver-gilt quoit inscribed "Presented By The Marquis of Ailsa, K.T., To The Kilmarnock Union Quoiting Club", with Glasgow hallmark for 1862

Spoon Spoon

Spoon, cast in silver, decorated with engraved foliaceous designs and gilt incised lines, found under the floor at Iona Nunnery, 13th century: Scottish or English, c. 1200

Spoon Spoon

Silver spoon decorated with engraved and gilt designs, rudely formed, bowl broken and incomplete, found under the floor of Iona Nunnery, 13th century

Finger ring Finger ring

Iconographic ring of silver-gilt from Hume Castle, Berwickshire, 15th century

Hair comb Hair comb

Hair comb in the form of a coronet, on three strawberry leaves between four balls of jet on a gilt metal frame, worn by Mrs Craig of Edinburgh

Snuff and cigar box, table Snuff and cigar box, table

Table snuff and cigar box made from a ram's head mounted on three casters, with a silver lid and silver-mounted horns, part of the insignia of the Incorporation of Goldsmiths of Edinburgh

Medal Medal

Gilt and enamel medal awarded by the parish of Muirkirk to William Neilson in appreciation of his services, World War I, 1914 - 1918

Sword Sword

Infantry officer's sword with single-edged, pipe-backed blade, engraved on both sides, hilt and backpiece of gilt metal, c. 1820

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