William IV Silver Gilt Vinaigrette 'Two Swans'

GERVASE WHEELER & CO, BIRMINGHAM 1836
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A very fine quality William IV silver gilt Vinaigrette of flat rounded rectangular form, the base with foliate scroll decoration on a matt background and applied with a vacant gold cartouche. The lid cast with a pair of swans swimming on a lake with reeds in the background, all within a raised moulded border of scrolls and leaves. The silver gilt grille pierced with scrolls and a single flower head.

By Gervase Wheeler, Birmingham, 1836

Reserved - £4000.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
10  mm (0.39 inches)
W
43  mm (1.69 inches)
D
30  mm (1.18 inches)
Weight
33.50 Grams (1.08 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC124
Medium
Silver
Literature
See: "Silver Boxes" by Eric Delieb, page 92, plate 139 for a silver gilt Snuff Box by the same maker with similar design.