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A fine sterling silver Short Basalt Quarried Beaker

A sterling silver Short Basalt Quarried Beaker
Edinburgh 2019 by Hamish Dobbie

The domed body decorated on all sides with a rock-like surface and standing on a flat base. The black Rhodium plated outer surface has been rubbed back to reveal the depth and texture of the chasing. The interior gilded in 18 K gold.
An oustanding and highly imaginative work in exceptional realisation.

Hamish Dobbie as a young and highly talented silversmith designs and creates works in his workshop in Glasgow that combine traditional craftsmanship and digital design. The artist is inspired by the austere, rough landscape of Scotland, the forms and textures of which find their way into his works. His work has received numerous awards and is represented in several public and private collections, including The Pearson Collection and the National Museum of Scotland.

5.3 cm / 2.08″ tall; 76.0 g / 2.68 oz