A tiny Victorian silver Locket Vinaigrette.
A Victorian tiny silver Locket Vinaigrette, Birmingham 1846, by Francis Clark.
This is the smallest hallmarked vinaigrette seen so far. Clark produced locket-form vinaigrettes in a range of sizes.
For the career of Francis Clark, see the article ‘The first Castle Tops’ on the Research tab of this website. See also an entry in Wikipedia.
Good. The exterior engraving has some minor surface knocks.
Height – 1.80 cm.; Width – 1.70 cm.; Depth – 0.40 cm.