Silver Vinaigrette of very small proportions made in Birmingham in 1831 by John Lawrence. Gilded to the inside. Simple pattern of holes into the perfume part. Scrolling foliate engraving to the front and simpler engraving to the rear. Small cartoche to the centre of the lid with the initials EH in script. Sponge still present. Clear hallmarks. Good hinge and closes and opens neatly. 
Centre mounted suspension ring, possibly for attachment to a chatelaine.

Small Silver Vinaigrette John Lawrence Birmingham 1831

£275.00Price
  • A lovely small almost miniature vinaigrette hallmarked in Birmingham in 1831 made by John Lawrence. It measures 21 mm by 16mm by 7 mm and weighs 5 grams.

     

    Scrolling foliate engraving to the front and simpler engraving to the rear. Small cartoche to the centre of the lid with the initials EH in script. Gilded to the inside. Simple pattern of holes into the perfume part. Sponge still present. Clear hallmarks. Good hinge and closes and opens neatly. 
    Centre mounted suspension ring, possibly for attachment to a chatelaine.

    Condition: Good antique condition commensurate with age and usage. Light dent to the rear side but nothing detrimental to its structure, strength and attractiveness. Hinge works well closes and opens neatly and easily. Overall a nice Georgian piece

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