Quaich

Details
Object number
WCHL : 280C
Date
1800 - 1899

Description

A 19th century light honey coloured horn quaich set with three silver discs. Each handle has a lozenge shaped disc bearing the initials M and L and the centre has a circular silver disc with no inscription. The underside of the quaich has a series of inscribed turned lines as decoration. The quaich, a word derived from the Geelic 'cuach', meaning cup, is a traditional Scottish shallow drinking vessel most commonly associated with a dram of whisky. This natural plastic item forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
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Inscriptions

etched: "'M' and 'L'" (on each handle)
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