Base of a christening mug made in Glasgow, 1876-77

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Postcard of Base of a christening mug made in Glasgow, 1876-77.
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Base of a christening mug made in Glasgow, 1876-77

This is the base of silver christening mug made in 1876-7 by D. C. Rait, a silversmith in Glasgow.

The base is inscribed 'From Grandpa Coats to William Coats Cross, Auchindrane, 20th June 1877'.

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Online ID: 000-190-000-783-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEQ 1482
Date: 1876 - 1877
Material: Silver. Inscription: Rampant lion; queen's head; DCR; F; on underside of base: FROM / GRANDPAPA COATS / TO / WILLIAM COATS CROSS / AUCHENDRANE / 20TH JUNE / 1877
Dimensions: 97 mm H x 102 mm L x 78 mm Dia (base)
What: Mug
Subject: Gold and silver (NMAS Classification)
Who: Coats (Presenter)
D.C. Rait, Glasgow (Silversmith)
William Coats Cross (Owner)
Where: Scotland, Ayrshire, Auchendrane
Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Silver mug chased on the sides with animals in relief, by D.C. Rait, Glasgow, 1876 - 1877, inscribed on the underside 'From Grandpapa Coats to William Coats Cross, Auchendrane, 20th June 1877'
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