PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER BOTTLE STOPPERS
A good pair of silver bottle stoppers, the finials a cast grape vine stem with finely stippled leaves and grapes,
surmounting silver screws and marked disk-form silver bases; the tops with maker's mark, lion passant,
Sheffield mark, and George IV mark; the bases with maker's mark, William IV mark and lion passant
Note: each individual cork, if desired, can be threaded onto the long screw.
Condition: Right example with loss of three small grapes at rim (visible in image #2); otherwise excellent
all marks crisp; some very light rubbing to the edges of stippled leaves; screws of slightly differing lengths
2-3/8" and 2-1/8" High with present corks / 1.2 oz. (including corks)
Marks Left Example
Marks Right Example
This stopper, and the pair listed en suite below, are constructed with a long screw that threads through the cork of
choice, attaching to the base-marked silver buttons . These stoppers are very rare, most dating much later in the
19th and 20th centuries.
The finial a cast grape vine stem with leaves and grapes, the leaves finely stippled
2” High / .0665 oz.
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