Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Holyrood House

NATHANIEL MILLS, BIRMINGHAM 1843
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A rare Victorian silver castle-top Vinaigrette of shaped rectangular form, the base and sides engraved with foliate scrolls surrounding a shaped cartouche engraved with a contemporary inscription, the cover engraved with a scene depicting the Palace of Holyrood within a border with stylised leaves at each corner. The silver gilt grille pierced with scrolls and a flower head.

By Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1843

£2650.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
9  mm (0.35 inches)
W
39  mm (1.54 inches)
D
28  mm (1.10 inches)
Weight
19.50 Grams (0.63 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC145
Medium
Silver
Literature
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century, and is a setting for state occasions and official entertaining.