Sterling Silver Gilt Purse Vinaigrette - Antique William IV

GBP 1,895.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William IV English sterling silver gilt vinaigrette in the form of a purse; an addition to our silver boxes collection.

This exceptional antique William IV sterling silver gilt vinaigrette has been realistically modelled in the form of a purse.

The surface of this antique vinaigrette is embellished with bright cut engraved decoration replicating the details of the trellis pattern textile design.

The anterior surface is further ornamented with a central vacant cartouche.

The subtly rounded underside and sides of the box are embellished with an engraved undulating wrigglework decorated border.

This impressive box is fitted with an articulated rope twist decorated strap.

The case is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover, embellished with engraved leaf decoration.

The cover opens to allow access to the hinged pierced decorated gilt grille.

This exceptional example of 19th century silverware retains the original gilding.

Dimensions
Length to top of handle 3.2cm/1.3″
Width across handle 3.9cm/1.5″
Length 2.8cm/1.1″
Width 2.4cm/0.9″
Depth 1.1cm/0.4″

Weight
0.3 troy ounce/8.6g

Object History

Maker: John Wilkinson
Date: 1833
Origin: Birmingham, England

Object Literature

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Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

This antique vinaigrette purse is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The engraved decoration is very crisp.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of the base and interior of the cover are very clear in keeping with age.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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+44 (0)191 240 2645
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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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