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Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian

Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Nathaniel Mills - Antique Victorian

£2,695.00

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

SKU A6566

This exceptional antique silver vinaigrette has a rectangular form with rounded corners.


The cover of this fine vinaigrette is embellished with a scene of Abbotsford House* in high relief.


The sides of the box are encompassed with bands of chased scrolling leaf ornamenation.


The underside of the box is ornamented with engine turned decoration incorporating a plain rectangular vacant cartouche.


Both the base and cover are embellished with applied scrolling leaf decorated borders.


The hinged silver vinaigrette cover allows access to the original hallmarked hinged, pierced decorated silver gilt grille.


The vinaigrette retains the original gilding; this has worn with age in a sympathetic fashion to an aesthetically pleasing mellow colour.


This execeptional vinaigrette was crafted by the renowned silversmith Nathaniel Mills.


* A historical country house which was the former residence of renowned novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott, situated in the Scottish Borders.


Read a brief history about antique silver vinaigrettes


Date: 1838

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

The decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior and part hallmarks to the underside of the grille are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from this fine example of antique Victorian silverware.


Length 3.8cm/1.5"

Width 2.6cm/1"

Height 1cm/0.4"


0.8 troy ounce/26.3g


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