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Liberty Silver Quaich*
Silver quaich or two handled bowl showing the Liberty & Co maker’s mark and a Birmingham hallmark for the year 1936.
Lightly hammered all round and featuring twin handles with thumb rests and finger rings suspended below, thus rendering it extremely comfortable to hold.
Decorated with a series of six sets of quadruple crosses circulating the bowl just below the rim, and sprigs of leaves on the top face of the extending handles.
A very nicely balanced piece of silverware, showing the impressed model number 5778 on the underside.
Width at the widest point is just a touch under 17 cm, the internal diameter is 10 cm and the height 4.5 cm.