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VINAIGRETTE

Made by: Nathaniel Mills

Currently in storage


About this object

The entire surface of this rectangular box is engine turned in a checkered pattern except for a central cartouche reserved for initials. The interior cover has openwork and elaborate leaf and floral scrolls, engraved and gilded.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
VINAIGRETTE
Made from:
Silver -- silver gilt
Made in:
Birmingham, England
Date made:
1834
Size:
3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.203
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK Marks: Lion passant (sterling standard); Anchor (Birmingham Assay office, 1775-1867); King's head (Duty mark, George IV, 1820-1839); N.M in rectangle (mark of Nathaniel Mills); date mark L 1834
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973