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Miniature quaich

Maker:
James Sympsone (Scottish, active 1687)
Date:
late 17th century
Culture:
Scottish, Edinburgh
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 13/16 × 3 11/16 × 2 7/16 in. (2.1 × 9.4 × 6.2 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.9
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved on one handle, on top: CR; on underside: Breadalbane; on other handle, on top: T B.

Marking: Struck on side near rim: maker's mark of James Sympsone
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (by 1941–63; to MMA)
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