George III Silver Vinaigrette 'Doves & Arrows'

SAMUEL PEMBERTON, BIRMINGHAM 1814
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A rare George III silver Vinaigrette of flat cushion shape with bright-cut engraved decoration, the lid engraved with two doves symbolising Venus and a quiver of arrows a symbol of Cupid and Eros. The silver gilt grille pierced with a cornucopia and flower heads.

By Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham, 1814

£1050.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
9  mm (0.35 inches)
W
39  mm (1.54 inches)
D
30  mm (1.18 inches)
Weight
15.50 Grams (0.50 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC78
Medium
Silver
Literature
The symbols of love and marriage - a quiver of arrows represents Cupid and Eros, Gods of love and the two doves for Venus.