Antique 19thc Treen Scottish Drinking Quaich (c. 1840 to c. 1860 Scottish)

Country of Origin Scottish
Dated c. 1840 to c. 1860
Medium Cedar & White Metal
Dimensions 4.50inch wide (11.43 cm wide)
1.30inch high (3.30 cm high)
2.75inch deep (6.98 cm deep)
Status SOLD

A fine example of a Scottish drinking vessel known as a Quaich, the name coming from the Gaelic word cuach, meaning cup....it was used to offer a welcome or farewell drink of Whisky, Brandy or Ale when receiving guests in the home.....this is made of cedar and has a white metal rim to the top and base with a blank white metal shield in the base.

Scottish. C1840-60.

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