Victorian Silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Cheltenham College

Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1843
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An extremely rare Victorian silver Castle-Top Vinaigrette, the base and sides with engine turned decoration and a shield-shaped vacant cartouche, the lid with raised scene depicting Cheltenham College in high relief on a textured ground. The silver gilt interior with hinged grille pierced with floral scrolls and flower heads.

By Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, 1843

Cheltenham College is a co-educational independent school, located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. One of the public schools of the Victorian period, it was opened in July 1841. A Church of England foundation, it is well known for its classical, military and sporting traditions, and currently has approximately 640 pupils.

Reserved - P.O.A.

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
13 mm (0.51 inches)
W
42 mm (1.65 inches)
D
28 mm (1.10 inches)
Weight
28.00 Grams (0.90 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
TRS160919
Medium
Silver