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)


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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.

Scottish.  C1680-C1700

A Rare 17thc Beech Turned Quaich.  Scottish. C1680-C1700