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Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Vinaigrette by Joseph Willmore

England 1818

A fine sterling example made in Birmingham, England by Joseph Willmore in 1818. It has a hinged case in the form of a purse with a strap and clasp. It is decorated with floral, leaf and prick work engraving on one side and the other similarly engraved with a central unengraved oval reserve. The case opens to reveal a gold washed interior with a hinged foliate grille.
It weighs .7 troy oz. or 20 grams.

Price

$340

Condition

Excellent antique condition

Measurements

15/16" high, 1 5/16" long, 7/16" deep

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