Hallmarked Silver Quaich Edinburgh 1929
Hallmarked Silver Quiach
Maker: Hamilton and Inches
Measuring 11cm by 3.5cm
In good condition with a few minor dents
Presented to winner W M Templeton in 1930 of the Earl of Dumfries Cup
A Quaich is a simple shallow bowl with two handles designed to drink from.The word Quaich originated in Scotland and from the Gaelic “Cauch”. Simply put a Quaich is a two handled drinking cup.
Originally Quaich’s where hand carved from wood and are thought to be inspired from similar flat shaped bowls in England and the Netherlands.