Ivy wood cup or vase, with portrait of Dr Grierson

Tall stemmed cup or vase featuring miniature portrait of Dr T B Grierson.  It was presented to Dr Grierson by Mr William Smith of Mauchline, Ayrshire.  There are two lines of greek underneath the portrait, and on the reverse four lines of verse:   "THE IVY / And still let man his fabrics rear / August in beauty, grace, and strength / Days pass - thou Ivy never sere! / And all is thine at length!"
Object no :
DMMW038a-f
Collection :
Creator :
John Faed (1819 - 1902)
Place of Production :
NA
Dimensions :
height 142mm, diameter (rim) 64mm, (base) 56mm
Materials :
wood, ivy wood
Location :
NA
Related site :
Accession number :
DUMFM:1965.1772
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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