Here is a Handsome Wine Funnel Stand or Tray made in 1821 by the Famous Scottish Silversmith, James McKay of Edinburgh, in Fully Hallmarked Sterling Silver. A Fine Armorial Crest and Motto of the Gilbert Family is Engraved on the Center of the Stand - the Funnel Stand also Features an Attractive Ornate Decorative Edge. The Crest is a seated squirrel facing left, the Motto Mallem Mori Quam Mutaere I Prefer Death to Change. This Fine Old Wine Funnel Stand Measures 4.25 Inches in Diameter (11 cms) and 3.5 Inches Interior Rim (9 cms) and it weighs 2.3 ozs (64 grams) of Hallmarked Scottish Sterling Silver.The Hallmarks include the Maker's Mark JM. C" for James McKay, Duty Mark the Head of George the Fourth, the Castle Town Mark for Edinburgh, the Thistle Guarantee Mark for Sterling Silver and the Date Letter "P for 1821. The Wine Funnel Tray is in Excellent Condition with no Damage or Repairs only some Light Wear Consistent with its Age and Usage. The Crest and Motto are Crisp and Clear. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "aberdonian" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.