National Museum of Scotland - Scottish Silver Photos

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National Museum of Scotland new wing. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver gilt mazer with maplewood bowl by James Gray of Canongate, Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Craigievar mazer with maplewood bowl by James Craufurd of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Watson mazer with wood bowl & Heriot Loving Cup using nautilus shell on silver stand at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
National Museum of Scotland new wing (1998) (George IV Bridge at Chambers St.). Edinburgh, Scotland. Architect: Gordon Benson & Alan Forsyth.Silver gilt mazer with maplewood bowl (1569) by James Gray of Canongate, Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Craigievar mazer with maplewood bowl (1591) by James Craufurd of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Watson mazer with wood bowl (mid 16th C) & Heriot Loving Cup using nautilus shell on silver stand (c1792) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver-mounted quaich of ebony & ivory at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wooden quaich with three handles with silver coin of Charles II at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich possibly by John Falconer at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver-mounted quaich of ebony & ivory (18th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Wooden quaich with three handles with silver coin of Charles II at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich (1685) by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich (1707-8) possibly by John Falconer at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver quaich by George Robertson of Aberdeen & silver tea caddy by George Cooper at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich by Edward Lothian of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver salver by Alexander Scott of Edinburgh & re-engraved in 1684 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver porringer by William Law of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver quaich (c1715) by George Robertson of Aberdeen & silver tea caddy (c1730) by George Cooper at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver quaich (c1750) by Edward Lothian of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver salver (1667-9) by Alexander Scott of Edinburgh & re-engraved in 1684 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver porringer (1675-7) by William Law of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver porringer & covered dish by Alexander Reid of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tumbler cup by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tankard with lion thumb piece by James Cockburn of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tankard with 'cut-card' decoration by Robert Bruce of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver porringer & covered dish (1682-3) by Alexander Reid of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tumbler cup (1687-8) by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tankard with lion thumb piece (1685-6) by James Cockburn of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tankard with 'cut-card' decoration (1697-8) by Robert Bruce of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Hopetoun silver sconce by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver baptismal ewer & basin presented to Old Kirk, Edinburgh in 1728 but made in London at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Scottish thistle cups designed to shape like head of thistle & girdle by four Scots silversmiths at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Scottish thistle cups by Alexander Kincaid & by George Scott both of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Hopetoun silver sconce (1698-9) by James Penman of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver baptismal ewer & basin presented to Old Kirk, Edinburgh in 1728 but made (1602-3) in London at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Scottish thistle cups (1695-1700) designed to shape like head of thistle & girdle by four Scots silversmiths at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver Scottish thistle cups by Alexander Kincaid (1706-7) & by George Scott (1703-4) both of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver Monteith to hold stemmed glasses by James Cockburn of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tazza by James Ker of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pewter bleeding dish as used by barbers from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver bleeding dish? by James Ker of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver Monteith to hold stemmed glasses (1702-3) by James Cockburn of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tazza (1725-6) by James Ker of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Pewter bleeding dish as used by barbers (18th C) from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver bleeding dish? (1729-30) by James Ker of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver freedom box presented after Porteous Riots by John Rollo of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver writing stands by George Fenwick & Robert Gordon both of Edinburgh comprising inkwells, sand shakers, pen holders & trays at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver caster by Robert Bruce, tankard by Alexander Forbes, & mug by Lawrence Oliphant at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver cup by John Seatoun, casters by Henry Bethune, & combo tablespoon & marrow scoop by Alexander Kinkaid of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver freedom box presented after Porteous Riots (1736-7) by John Rollo of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver writing stands by (lt) George Fenwick (1813-4) & (rt) Robert Gordon (1742-3) both of Edinburgh comprising inkwells, sand shakers, pen holders & trays at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver caster (1708) by Robert Bruce, tankard (1705) by Alexander Forbes, & mug (1744) by Lawrence Oliphant at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver cup (1709) by John Seatoun, casters (1710) by Henry Bethune, & combo tablespoon & marrow scoop (1799) by Alexander Kinkaid of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Warwick cruet stand with castors & glass bottles by William Marshall of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chinese export porcelain tankard with arms of Munro of Foulis & silver tea caddy by Robert Luke of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egg-shaped tea urns with snake-shaped handles, a uniquely Scottish design from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egg-shaped tea urns with snake-shaped handles, a uniquely Scottish design from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Warwick cruet stand with castors & glass bottles (1737-8) by William Marshall of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Chinese export porcelain tankard with arms of Munro of Foulis (c1770) & silver tea caddy (c1730) by Robert Luke of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egg-shaped tea urns with snake-shaped handles, a uniquely Scottish design (1720-30s) from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Egg-shaped tea urns with snake-shaped handles, a uniquely Scottish design (1720-30s) from Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver tea service by James Ker of Edinburgh plus lidded porcelain tea cup at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea service by James Ker of Edinburgh plus boxes for teas & sugar at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver hot milk jug & coffee pot by Colin MacKenzie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earliest-known Scottish silver coffee pot by Colin MacKenzie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver tea service (1734-5) by James Ker of Edinburgh plus lidded porcelain tea cup (c1720) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea service (1734-5) by James Ker of Edinburgh plus boxes for teas & sugar at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver hot milk jug & coffee pot (1713-4) by Colin MacKenzie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Earliest-known Scottish silver coffee pot (1713-4) by Colin MacKenzie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of early Scottish-made silver at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Evolution of Scottish silver teapots between 1720 & 1780 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver teapot by James Welsh of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Angular silver teapot & stand by William Robertson of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Collection of early Scottish-made silver at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Evolution of Scottish silver teapots between 1720 & 1780 at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver teapot (1750-1) by James Welsh of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Angular silver teapot & stand (1791-2) by William Robertson of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pewter wine & spirits flagons & measures from Scotland at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver scallop shell basket by William Dempster of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tureen by Alexander Gardner of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver punchbowl presented to Captain Leith for saving his ship from a privateer at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pewter wine & spirits flagons & measures (18th C) from Scotland at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver scallop shell basket (1747-8) by William Dempster of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tureen (1763-4) by Alexander Gardner of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver punchbowl presented to Captain Leith for saving his ship from a privateer (1797) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver mustard pot by David Downie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fox head stirrup cup by Robert Gray of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of silverware by Scottish silversmiths at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Scottish silver cutlery at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver mustard pot (1786-8) by David Downie of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Fox head stirrup cup (1792-3) by Robert Gray of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of silverware (18-19th C) by Scottish silversmiths at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Scottish silver cutlery (18-19th C) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver candlesticks by William Dempster & library candleholder by William Aytoun both of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver wax jack & snuffer by Dick & Macpherson of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver water urn by McHattie & Fenwick of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver epergne by Patrick Cunningham & Sons of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver candlesticks (1757-64) by William Dempster & library candleholder (1739) by William Aytoun both of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver wax jack (taper stand) & snuffer (1808-9) by Dick & Macpherson of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver water urn (1804) by McHattie & Fenwick of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver epergne (1806-7) by Patrick Cunningham & Sons of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pair of silver caudle cups by Robert Keay & tea kettle & stand by Robert Keay II at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver jug at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver teapots in revival of bullet shape by Walter Crichton & by G&M Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea set with signs of zodiac by J. Reid of Glasgow plus hot water jug added by W.W. Logan at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Pair of silver caudle cups (1791) by Robert Keay & tea kettle & stand (1839-40) by Robert Keay II at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver jug (1835) at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver teapots in revival of bullet shape (1857-8) by Walter Crichton & (1862-3) by G&M Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver tea set with signs of zodiac (1872-4) by J. Reid of Glasgow plus hot water jug added (1897-8) by W.W. Logan at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver Neill Presentation Cup by James McNab & made by James Mackay of Mackay, Cunningham & Co. of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver centerpiece of Sir Walter Scott by Peter Slater & made by Walter Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver gilt sewing box with gemstones by Matthew Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver bracket clock by W.W. Logan of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver Neill Presentation Cup (1843) by James McNab & made by James Mackay of Mackay, Cunningham & Co. of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver centerpiece of Sir Walter Scott (1858-9) by Peter Slater & made by Walter Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver gilt sewing box with gemstones (1885) by Matthew Crichton of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver bracket clock (1888) by W.W. Logan of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver thistle tea set by R&W Sorley of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Two silver quaiches by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver coffee pot & stand by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver candlesticks by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Silver thistle tea set (1892) by R&W Sorley of Glasgow at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Two silver quaiches (1878 & 1915) by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver coffee pot & stand (1900-1) by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.Silver candlesticks (1900-1) by Hamilton & Inches of Edinburgh at National Museum of Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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