Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Windsor Castle

JOHN TONGUE, BIRMINGHAM 1844
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A rare Victorian silver castle-top Vinaigrette of rectangular form, the base engraved with scrolls and a vacant cartouche, raised folaite borders, the cover chased and engraved with a view of Windsor Castle as seen from the town in high relief. The silver gilt grille pierced with scrolls and flower heads.

By John Tongue, Birmingham, 1844

£2450.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
13  mm (0.51 inches)
W
41  mm (1.61 inches)
D
27  mm (1.06 inches)
Weight
30.50 Grams (0.98 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC155
Medium
Silver
Literature
See: Investing in Silver, by Eric Delieb, page 115 for a similar example.
Provenance
The Harris Collection. Sold by Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 18th June 1974, lot 470.