J. (John) Mackay, Edinburgh c1880




Of heavy gauge silver, each stopper finely modeled as a beaver with a flat chased tail
which overhangs a circular mount chased as a dam with leaves, twigs and water,
the mount's canted rim with chased with Vitruvian waves, all above a silver shaft with cork and cap,
one cork shorter than the other in length;
marked to the body with maker's mark JMc, Victoria and Thistle


Condition : Excellent with crisp definition throughout; stoppers a bit dry;
the caps unmarked but with identical post mounts


2.5" High, the longer / 4.3 oz. Total Weight (2)


Price : Please Inquire












Also See :



Left to Right :


Fine Victorian Cast Silver Heraldic Bottle Stopper, Murray, Dukes of Atholl (or Athole) and the Earls of Dunmore (Hennell)


Good George IV Silver Bottle Neck Ring and Silver-Mounted Bottle Stopper (Samuel Jackson)


Victorian Cast Silver Heraldic Bottle Stopper (heraldry in process) (William Hunter)





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Pair Scottish Silver Cast Bottle Stoppers, as a pair of beavers on dams, MacKay, Edinburgh