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Antique Victorian English Sterling Silver Vinaigrette

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A fine antique Victorian English sterling silver vinaigrette; an addition to our silver boxes collection This fine antique Victorian sterling silver vinaigrette has a rectangular shaped form. The surface of the vinaigrette is embellished with bright cut engraved scrolling leaf decoration incorporating a vacant circular cartouche to the centre of the cover. The sides of the box are ornamented with bright cut engraved simplified water leaf designs. The hinged silver vinaigrette cover allows access to the original hinged, pierced decorated silver gilt grille. The vinaigrette retains its original gilt interior. Condition This antique vinaigrette is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks to the interior of the cover, and part hallmarks to the grille and interior of the base are all very clear. Dimensions Length 3.9 cm / 1.5" Width 2.7 cm / 1.1" Height 1 cm / 0.4" Weight 0.8 troy ounce / 25g Maker: George Unite & Sons Origin: Sheffield, England Date: 1900 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from this fine example of Victorian silverware.
  • Creator:
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 0.4 in (1.02 cm)Width: 1.1 in (2.8 cm)Depth: 1.5 in (3.81 cm)
  • Style:
    Victorian (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
    1900-1909
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1900
  • Condition:
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location:
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: A29911stDibs: LU1200218518532
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