SILVER AND AMETHYST
Each tapering cylindrical and on spreading foot, with side handles, the detachable cover pierced with the floral emblems of the countries of the United Kingdom and with a final applied with amethyst cabochons
each 21 cm. diameter
This commission is a collaboration between the Bank of Scotland as sponsor, The Silver Trust and Hamilton and Inches Limited in the commemoration of the Bank’s tercentenary in 1995.
HAMILTON AND INCHES
Hamilton and Inches Limited was founded in 1866 and holds the Royal Warrant from HM The Queen as silversmith and clock specialist. Their silver workshops were founded in 1896 and have a reputation for their quality of workmanship. The Company’s craftsmen at the time, Jon Hunt, Panos Kircos, Stan Smith, Colin Golder and designer Nicola Williams, were responsible for the production of the quaichs and later the candelabra for The Silver Trust. Hamilton and Inches has long been a unique source in Scotland for the finest Highland Dress ornaments and Scottish tableware.