George III Silver 'Sea Snail Shell' Vinaigrette

MATTHEW LINWOOD of birmingham 1805
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A fine and rare George III silver Vinaigrette made in the form of a Sea Snail Shell,with attached suspension ring, the top and sides with bright-cut engraved seaweed or amoeba type decoration, the base with simulated Chinese characters on a prick-dot ground. The silver gilt grille pierced with a single fern leaf.

By Matthew Linwood, Birmingham, 1805

Sold - £2,500.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
12mm (0.47 inches)
W
48mm (1.89 inches)
D
26mm (1.02 inches)
Weight
22.00 Grams (0.71 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC37
Medium
Silver