WILLIAM IV SILVER BOTTLE STOPPER
Henry Wilkinson & Co., Sheffield, 1831-36
Lion Passant & George IV Punches Sheffield Punch
George IV Punch and Maker's Mark Lion Passant and Marker's Mark
A good silver bottle stopper, the finial a cast grape vine stem with finely stippled leaves and grapes,
surmounting a silver screw and marked disk-form silver base, the top with maker's mark, George IV
mark and lion passant, the base with maker's mark and lion passant
Note: each individual cork, if desired, can be threaded onto the long screw.
Condition: Excellent; all marks crisp; some very light rubbing to the edges of stippled leaves
2" High / .5 oz (without cork)
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.
Each finial a cast grape vine stem with leaves and grapes, the leaves finely stippled
2-3/8" and 2-1/8" High with present corks / 1.2 oz. (including corks)
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