A Rare 17thc Beech Turned Quaich. Scottish. C1680-C1700
Code: MS 6614
Dimensions:W: 6" (15.2 cm)H: 2.5" (6.4 cm)D: 4" (10.2 cm)
A rare survival from the 17thc is this richly patinated quaich, pronounced "quake" which is Scottish for a traditional drinking cup, formed of a central bowl with two lugs (handles)....sometimes referred to as the love cup as you would each take a handle and drink from it. This fine example is made from Beech and has ring turned decoration and is of a good size and in excellent condition.