Fine Antique Silver & Objects of Vertu


Vinaigrette are usually small boxes with a hinged lid, which opens to reveal a pierced grill, also hinged, and underneath the grill would be a small sponge
soaked in an oily sweet smelling substance. Used both by men and women were generally carried whilst travelling, to give a pleasent aroma as the streets
or travelling companions could often smell. Inside all the surfaces would be gilded to protect the silver from staining.

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    No. Q111
    Victorian Silver Engine-Turned Vinaigrette
    With Raised Cast Boarder

    Made by Thomas Shaw, Birmingham 1838
    Price 595.00

    No. P027
    Victorian Silver Vinaigrette
    Made by Aston & Son, Birmingham 1857
    Price 595.00

    No. P025
    Large Georgian Silver Vinaigrette with Sea Shells Decoration
    Probably made by Joseph Willmore of Birmingham, circa 1820
    Price 1,195.00

    No. P022
    George III Silver Vinaigrette
    Made by Thomas Bartlet, Birmingham 1811
    Price 595.00

    No. M154
    A Very Rare Victorian Silver & Glass Vinaigrette
    Circa 1860
    Price 2,250.00

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