Rare George III Provincial Silver Vinaigrette 'To a Husband'

GEORGE MURRAY c1805
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An extremely rare George III Provincial silver Vinaigrette of plain rounded rectangular form with raised panels to the lid and base, the cover inscribed with contemporary initials 'MM', the base inscribed - "A tender husband and an affectionate friend". The silver gilt grille with a pattern of pierced holes.

By George Murray, Newcastle, c1805

£775.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, the engraving slightly rubbed.
Dimensions
H
12  mm (0.47 inches)
W
38  mm (1.50 inches)
D
27  mm (1.06 inches)
Weight
20.00 Grams (0.64 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC2
Medium
Silver
Literature
Georgian silver Vinaigrette's made in Newcastle or York are extremely scarce.