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Communion cup


One of two silver communion cups with deep, almost hemispherical bowls, spreading trumpet feet and simple applied knops in middle of stem, inscribed 'For the North East Parishe' on bowl, from Trinity College Church, Edinburgh, by 'F.T.', possibly for F. Terry, London, 1632 - 1633

Museum reference


Object name

Communion cup

Production information

F. T.
London, England, Northern Europe


1632 - 1633



Physical description

Silver; foot and knop decorated with chased tongue and dart decoration; upper part of body of bowl engraved with scroll and foliate decoration


Trinity College Church, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


Jackson's Silver and Gold Marks, 3rd ed., ed. Pickford, I. London, 1989, p. 106

On display

national museum of scotland »
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reformed church


Acquired with the aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Art Fund

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