George III Silver ""Mary Mary"" Nursery Rhyme Vinaigrette

MATTHEW LINWOOD of birmingham 1809
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An extremely rare and fine quality George III silver Vinaigrette of rounded rectangular form, the cover engraved with the nursery rhyme character ""Mary Mary Quite Contrary"", a rose upheld in one hand, a basket of fruit and flowers in the other. The base with bordering and navette cartouche. The silver gilt die-stamped grille with symmetrical design of flower heads and scrolling leaves.

By Matthew Linwood, Birmingham, 1809

£1,350.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
30mm (1.18 inches)
W
26mm (1.02 inches)
D
10mm (0.39 inches)
Weight
17.50 Grams (0.56 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC58
Medium
Silver
Literature
One of the so called ""Nursery Rhyme"" Vinaigrettes produced by Matthew Linwood in the early 19th century.