Victorian Novelty Silver Policeman's Bullseye Lantern Vinaigrette / Sewing Etui

THOMAS JOHNSON, LONDON 1875
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A rare Victorian novelty silver combination Vinaigrette & Sewing Etui formed as a Policeman's Bullseye Lantern, with mock opening door, two tier fluted domed top opening by a catch to reveal the etui including thimble, bobbin and tape measure. A large domed crystal lens to the front with red foiled background. The plain hinged base containing the vinaigrette with pierced silver gilt lift-out grille. Belt fittings to the rear.

By Thomas Johnson, London 1875.

Sold - £2850.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair.
Dimensions
H
62  mm (2.44 inches)
W
50  mm (1.97 inches)
D
29  mm (1.14 inches)
Weight
116.50 Grams (3.75 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC215
Medium
Silver