Victorian Silver Gilt Castle-Top Vinaigrette - Martyrs' Memorial Oxford

Alfred Taylor, Birmingham 1853
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A fine quality and rare Victorian silver gilt Vinaigrette of shaped rectangular form, the base and sides with foliate scroll engraving and a vacant cartouche, the lid with inserted repousse plaque struck in high relief with the Martyrs' Memorial, Oxford, with the Church of St Mary Magdalen in the background within an anaglyptic frame. Silver gilt grille pierced with a flower head and scrolls.

By Alfred Taylor, Birmingham, 1853

The Martyrs' Memorial is a stone monument positioned at the intersection of St Giles', Magdalen Street and Beaumont Street, to the west of Balliol College, Oxford, England. It commemorates the 16th-century Oxford Martyrs.

£4,200.00

Condition
In good condition with no damage or repair
Dimensions
H
42 mm (1.65 inches)
W
32 mm (1.26 inches)
D
12 mm (0.47 inches)
Weight
33.50 Grams (1.08 troy ounces)
Country
England
Stock Code
MSC185
Medium
Silver