About the object

This exceptionally fine silver gilt Vinaigrette is unusually cast and is of a very good weight. 

The outer rim is chased with flower heads and scrolls and the front and reverse displays a wide circular border of trailing vines and grapes around an engine turned centre. 

This piece opens up to reveal a pretty hinged grille pierced and engraved with a band of feathery scrolls around a central flower head,  This piece has its original chased suspensory ring. 

The Vinaigrette is in exceptional condition and is very well marked.

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.5 inches, 3.75cm.

Stock number

373733