Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette 'Kenilworth Castle Keep'

FRANCIS CLARKE, BIRMINGHAM 1841
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A rare Victorian silver “Castle Top” Vinaigrette of shaped rectangular form, the base engraved with engine turned decoration and a shield shaped cartouche engraved with contemporary initials, the lid decorated with a scene depicting Kenilworth Castle Keep in high relief. The silver gilt interior with foliate scroll pierced grille.

By Francis Clark, Birmingham, 1841

This view of the Keep at Kenilworth Castle is quite scarce

£1850.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair, very minor wear to the high points.
Dimensions
H
28  mm (1.10 inches)
W
42  mm (1.65 inches)
D
10  mm (0.39 inches)
Weight
28.50 Grams (0.92 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
DC060717
Medium
Silver
Literature
See: "Investing in Silver", by Eric Delieb page 115 for a similar example