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Dumfries Silver Collection

David Gray

Presentation cup

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Maker’s mark: “DG?” possibly over stamping another mark

Assay marks: castle, thistle (Edinburgh)

Date mark: “v” (1827)

Duty mark: head of George IV

 

The inscription reads, “An offering of friendship, esteem and affection to Deacon Allan Anderson, Late Convenor of the Trades of Dumfries, by those who have tested and can appreciate his worth.  The Members of the Squaremen Incorporation.  Dumfries 20th November MDCCCXXVII.” (1827)

 

It is probable that the maker was David Gray, however it has Edinburgh marks.

 

Purchased with the assistance of the National Fund for Acquisitions, administered with government funds by the National Museums of Scotland.

Place of Production:
Dumfries
Materials/Media:
silver
Dimensions:
length 198mm, diameter (brim) 123mm, diameter (base) 106mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1990.19
Digital Number:
DMSW031a-c
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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