enquiries@acsilver.co.uk +44 (0) 191 240 2645
Trade Associations
 FREE DELIVERY  NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL  FULLY INSURED

Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver castle top vinaigrette depicting Westminster Abbey; an addition to our collectable box collection

SKU: C2524
Price:
Enquire about this item
Currency Converter
Delivery & Returns
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842) Video AC Silver Play Button
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Silver Vinaigrette Hallmarks
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Silver Vinaigrette Hallmarks
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette - Antique Victorian (1842)

Description


This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver vinaigrette has a rectangular shaped form.


The upper plateau of the cover is ornamented with a rare scene depicting Westminster Abbey* in relief, all on a matte background.


The sides of the box and cover are encompassed with a continuous band of engraved leaf ornamentation.


The underside of this English silver vinaigrette is ornamented with engine turned ornamentation accented with engraved scrolling leaf decoration, incorporating a central vacant cartouche.


Both the base and cover are embellished with cast and applied leaf decorated borders to the rims.


The hinged silver vinaigrette cover allows access to the original hallmarked hinged, pierced floral and leaf decorated silver gilt grille and original gilded interior.


This exceptional box is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


* Westminster Abbey, otherwise known as the Collegiate Church of Saint Peter at Westminster, is a Gothic abbey church in London, England. This facility was built in 960AD and has been developed through history, making its grand stature an iconic location for British monarch coronations.


Read a brief history about antique silver vinaigrettes


Date: 1842

Condition


This antique sterling silver vinaigrette is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast and applied decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved ornamentation is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of base and cover are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.


Dimensions


Length 4.8cm/1.9"

Width 2.9cm/1.1"

Height 1.7cm/0.7"


Weight


1.3 troy ounces/38.9g


 
 
May we also suggest…
Check the check boxes next to the additional products that you would like to add to the shopping cart, then click on the "Add to Cart" button above. A check box is not shown if a product requires that you select an option or fill out a field. () indicates a required accessory.
Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
Read More

Chinese Flag
 
Register & Login
Delivery & Returns
Privacy & Security
Cookie Declaration
Frequently Asked Questions
Help & Information
Blog
 

35b St Georges Terrace,
Jesmond,
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE,
NE2 2SU,
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 191 240 2645
E: enquiries@acsilver.co.uk
VAT: GB 500 0310 42

Directions
Web site currency conversion