Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Buckingham Palace

NATHANIEL MILLS, BIRMINGHAM 1847
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A rare Victorian silver Vinaigrette of shaped oblong form, the base and sides with engine turned decoration and a vacant cartouche, the lid with very high relief scene depicting Buckingham Palace with the marble arch at the front and an ornamental pool with swans. The silver gilt grille pierced with flowers and scrolling foliage.

By Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1847

Reserved - £5850.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
16  mm (0.63 inches)
W
48  mm (1.89 inches)
D
30  mm (1.18 inches)
Weight
29.00 Grams (0.93 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC172
Medium
Silver
Literature
The Marble Arch was removed to its present site in 1850.

See : Investing in Silver, by Eric Delieb, page 98 for this scene on a snuff box.
Provenance
The Harris Collection, sold by Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York. 17th June 1974, Lot 465