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. Y079
    A Small Victorian Silver 'Tartan Engine-Turning' Vinaigrette
    Made by Francis Clark, Birmingham 1842
    Price 185.00

    No. Y078
    Victorian Silver 'Tartan Engine-Turning' Vinaigrette
    Made by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1839
    Price 495.00

    No. Y077
    George III Silver 'Flowers & Trellis' Vinaigrette
    Made by Sarah & John Blake, London 1813
    Price 735.00

    No. Y076
    George IV Silver 'Classical Acanthus Leaf Rosette' Vinaigrette
    Made by Ledsam & Co, Birmingham 1824
    Price 745.00

    No. Y075
    Victorian Silver 'Scrolls' Vinaigrette
    Made by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1840
    Price 795.00

    No. Y074
    George III Gilded Silver 'Engine-Turned & Cast Flower Border' Vinaigrette
    With Original Red Moroccan Leather Fitted Case

    Made by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1818
    Price 1,245.00

    No. S012
    Victorian Silver 'Scott Monument' Vinaigrette
    Made by David Pettifer, Birmingham 1854
    Price 1,395.00

    No. P022
    George III Silver Vinaigrette
    Made by Thomas Bartlet, Birmingham 1811
    Price 485.00

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