Victorian Silver Book Form Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Burns Monument

TAYLOR & PERRY, BIRMINGHAM 1843
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A good Victorian silver castle-top Vinaigrette made in the form of a book, the 'covers' engraved to the front with scrolling leaves against a mottled ground surrounding a cartouche engraved 'Isabella' and to the back with the Burns Monument inscribed 'In memory of R.Burns' with a ribbed spine including the title 'Burns Works'. The silver gilt grille pierced with folaite scrolls.

By Taylor & Perry, Birmingham, 1842

Reserved - £2950.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
42  mm (1.65 inches)
W
26  mm (1.02 inches)
D
8  mm (0.31 inches)
Weight
21.50 Grams (0.69 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC143
Medium
Silver
Literature
The Burns Monument and Memorial Gardens stand on a sloping site on the north bank of the River Doon overlooking the Brig O'Doon.