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.

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

Provenance

Watson family of Saughton


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