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Scottish Sterling Silver Twin Mask Pitcher James Mckay 1829 For Sale

Scottish Sterling Silver Twin Mask Pitcher      James Mckay      1829

MUSEUM WORTHY SCOTTISH GEORGE IV STERLING SILVER TWIN MASK PITCHER; LEAF AND THISTLE FINIAL; 27 OUNCES

We are pleased to offer this important 1829 Scottish sterling silver twin mask jug.

From the well listed Edinburgh maker James McKay.

Classic ovoid form.

Adorned with a pair of boldly cast Old Man in the Forest masks. One supporting the spout, the other is the handle's upper terminal.

The faces with rich, hauntingly life like detail. Set in feathered leaf crowne and frame, satin backgriund.

The cover with equally striking shell framed thistle finial. Set atop acanthus surround.

The handle with leaf and vine base panelled scroll thumb piece. As found on fine 17th and 18th century tankards.

Never monogrammed.

This Old Man of the Forest jug 9 inches handle to spout and 8 1/2 tall.

Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling set weighs 27 1/2 (standard) ounces.

Hallmarked as shown.

Excelkent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. Interior erfect clean as if little used. The briliant raised masks and leaf and thistle finial retain their crisp hand chased detail. Stands firm on table or display shelf. Few tiny shallow pinhead bumps.

For the discerning collector of the finest Scottish Georgian silver. Focused upon the most rare of designs. A museum worthy 1829 Scottish twin Old Man of the Forest mask jug. Excellent condition.

Please feel free to inquire directly about this, or any item we've listed. Whether the item is alone or part of a set. We very much welcome your interest. We are collectors first. As such, we are quite easy to work with.

We happily combine items when shipping, saving you costs. We ship twice weekly, usually US Postal Priority. Fully insured for domestic packages, and air parcel overseas. We charge a bit more than actual cost for custom size boxes, shipping materials and to pay for professional packing.

We make great effort to accurately describe each item listed. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. In such cases we refund your shipping costs as well. Like you, we are only human, and make mistakes. Hopefully, not too many.

Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear from normal use. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention the tiniest bit of wear, or barely discernible flaw is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse. Nor change of taste, or because a buyer did not realize how "small" four inches might be once in hand.

Please note, Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax.

We have over 7720 responses. And, are quite proud of our response rating and Top Seller designation.

We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.

From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.

Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.


Scottish Sterling Silver Twin Mask Pitcher      James Mckay      1829

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Scottish Sterling Silver Twin Mask Pitcher James Mckay 1829:
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