Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Gloucester Cathedral

EDWARD SMITH, BIRMINGHAM 1843
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A rare Victorian silver castle-top Vinaigrette of large size and shaped rectangular form, the base and sides engraved with folaite scroll decoration and a shaped cartouche engraved with contemporary initials. The cover engraved with a scene depicting Gloucester Cathedral within a border with stylised leaves to each corner. The silver gilt front opening grille pierced with scrolling leaves.

By Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1843

Reserved - £4200.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
11  mm (0.43 inches)
W
45  mm (1.77 inches)
D
37  mm (1.46 inches)
Weight
34.40 Grams (1.11 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC150
Medium
Silver
Provenance
The Harris Collection, sold by Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 18th June 1974, Lot 455