Lot 504 (The Silver Auction, 20th January 2021)
Sold for £180
Exterior generally good with light tarnish.
Hinged cover sits flush. Grill also sits flush interior generally good to fair with discolouration, residue and tarnish (particularly beneath the grill), and also verdegris to the hinges.
Chain generally good.
NOTE: IMAGE OF MARKS INCLUDED, THIS COULD BE EITHER BIRMINGHAM 1795 or 1821
GEORGE III SILVER VINAIGRETTE,
maker John Thropp, Birmingham marks, in the form of a purse, the exterior engraved with foliage, the gilt wash interior with pierced grill, 2.5cm wide, on a white metal belcher chain, 16g gross
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