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.


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

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


Watson family of Saughton

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789

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