The Watson Mazer by Unknown Artist

A Scottish drinking vessel, this is called a 'standing' mazer because the maplewood bowl is raised a few inches on a silver stem and foot.

Details

Medium:
Maplewood & silver
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £1,750)
Acquired in:
1948
Vendor:
Arthur McTaggart Short

The stem in this example is trumpet shaped, beaten out into flattened lobes, and engraved around the foot.

Provenance

Watson family of Saughton

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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