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Antique Sterling Silver Gilt and Hardstone Vinaigrette by S. Mordan & Co.

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A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver gilt and cabochon hardstone vinaigrette made by S. Mordan & Co; an addition to our diverse silver boxes collection. This antique sterling silver and hardstone Victorian vinaigrette has a plain oval rounded form. The surface of this Victorian silver vinaigrette is plain and embellished with the original gilding, in addition to an impressive cabochon hardstone to the underside. The hinged cover features a plain thumbpiece which allows access to the original hinged, pierced floral and leaf decorated gilt grille. The cover is ornamented with the contemporary engraved presentation inscription 'Xmas 1866'. The interior of the cover bears the mark of the important London silversmith Sampson Mordan & Co. Condition: This Victorian silver vinaigrette is a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and in excellent condition, in keeping with age. The maker's mark to the interior of the cover is very clear. Dimensions: Length 2.6cm/1" Width 1.7cm/0.7" Height 1.6cm/0.6" Maker: Sampson Mordan & Co (Sampson Mordan II) Date: 1866 Origin: London, England Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.   

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  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This Victorian silver vinaigrette is a very good gauge of silver, very good quality and in excellent condition, in keeping with age. The maker’s mark to the interior of the cover is very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 0.6 in. x W 0.7 in. x D 1 in.H 1.53 cm x W 1.78 cm x D 2.54 cm
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A1996
  • Reference Number
    LU1200212581561
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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