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Diptych Diptych

Part of a defaced painted and gilded ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Coronation of the Virgin, above, and the Nativity and Adoration of the Magi, below, French, 14th century

Diptych Diptych

Part of a defaced painted and gilded ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Coronation of the Virgin, above, and the Nativity and Adoration of the Magi, below, French, 14th century

Diptych leaf Diptych leaf

Leaf of an ivory diptych showing the Nativity, French, 14th century

Diptych leaf Diptych leaf

Leaf of a defaced ivory diptych showing the Crucifixion and Nativity: French, 14th century

Dagger Dagger

Silver-mounted dagger with an ivory handle, found on the body of François Thurot, a French privateer captain, in Luce Bay, Wigtownshire, 1760

Lantern, candle Lantern, candle

Three-cornered lantern with a wooden frame and base and tin candle holder, carried by Lady Grizell Baillie when visiting her Covenanter father, Sir Patrick Hume, during his concealment in the vault beneath Polwarth Church in 1684

Snuff mull Snuff mull

Ivory snuff-mull carved in the form of a Highlander fully armed with broadsword, pistol, dirk and targe, and wearing a belted plaid and a bonnet, probably made in France, c. 1715

Tobacco-box / snuffbox Tobacco-box / snuffbox

Tobacco-box or snuffbox of ivory made by French prisoners at Glencorse Barracks, near Edinburgh, during the Napoleonic Wars

Meerschaum pipe Meerschaum pipe

Silver-mounted meerschaum pipe, the stem consisting of alternate rings of reeded and plain ivory or bone, said to have belonged to Prince Charles Edward Stewart

Fan / container Fan / container

Jacobite fan of paper mounted on ivory, with its original case, depicting Prince Charles Edward Stuart surrounded by classical gods, probably designed by Robert Strange, c. 1745

Chanter Chanter

Highland pipe chanter with ivory sole, painted black, split and bound with six thread bindings

Chanter Chanter

Highland pipe chanter with ivory sole, badly split and bound with eight threaded bindings, early 19th century

Sword Sword

Sword with an ivory handle and brass guard

Cutlass Cutlass

Cutlass with a steel hilt and an ivory grip, from Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire, mid eighteenth century

Cutlass Cutlass

Ship's cutlass with a chased brass hilt and ivory grip stained green, from Kirkcaldy, 18th century

Claymore Claymore

Hawthornden Sword, a two-handed claymore with four down-pointing quillons and a curved tusk grip, said to have belonged to Robert the Bruce, but actually late 16th century

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