RH9899 Scottish Antique Silver Hot Water/Wine Carafe
A superbly hand chased floral hot water jug complete with insulators and a hinged lid. The maker was James McKay of edinburgh and the date 1859. There is an inscription in the cartouche with an 1860 presentation date. The handle is a detailed branch form handle with cast applied leaves at the terminals.
Exceptional quality and design and a rare example of Scottish silver.