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A 19th Century turned fruitwood Quaich with dolphin handles

A 19th Century Provincial Scottish turned fruitwood Quaich with dolphin handles


This is a fine example of a provincial Scottish turned fruitwood Quaich with a broad bowl and with carved dolphin or celtic sea-creature featured handles.


Fruitwood was widely used in Scotland and used to make a variety of kitchen utensils.

  • Additional Product Information

    The word Quaich comes form the Gaelic word "cuach" (cup or bowl). It is often referred to as a friendship or love cup generally with two handles although 3 or 4 handle quaiches have been made.  Sharing the cup demonstrates a trust between 2 individuals or groups of people. You can fill the cup with a drink of your choice however it is usually whisky.

  • Condition Notes

    In very good condition with a fine natural patination.

  • Size

    Height - 5 cms

    Bowl diameter - 8.5 cms

    Width handle to handle - 32 cms

    Width at Base - 11 cms

    Weight - 191 grms

  • Packaging

    This Quaich will be supplied in a presentation box.

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