early victorian novelty silver book vinaigrette by taylor perry birmingham 1840

EARLY VICTORIAN NOVELTY SILVER "BOOK" VINAIGRETTE BY TAYLOR & PERRY, BIRMINGHAM 1840


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

JUIN99

Description

Silver "book" vinaigrettes are rather scarce and very sought-after and this is a wonderful example. Made by Joseph Taylor & John Perry in Birmingham 1840, it is engraved with scroll decorations on both sides.
The reeded spine modelled as a book.
The oval reserve to the front engraved with initials.
Gilt interior.
The original sponge is still present.
The grille intricately pierced with foliate decorations.
Hallmarks:
T&P for Joseph Taylor & John Perry.
Birmingham assay mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "R" for 1840.
Condition:
Good
Functioning hinge on vinaigrette despite central loop missing.
Good hinge on grille.
Gilding in excellent condition.
Dimensions:
4 cm x 2.5 cm x 0.8 cm
Internal Ref: JUIN99


Dimensions

Height = 0.8 cm (1")
Width = 4 cm (2")
Depth = 2.5 cm (1")



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