An early ‘Castle top’ Vinaigrette with a view of Abbotsford.
A silver-gilt scene top Vinaigrette, 1836, by Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham, the lid inset with a view of Abbotsford. The vinaigrette retains its original morocco case.
For the history of ‘Castle top’ boxes, see the Research tab of this website.
Very good. Some light scratching to the interior base. Minor wear to the outer leather case.
The case: length – 4.70 cm.; Width – 3.40 cm.; Depth – 2.20 cm.; Gross weight – 36.50 gms. [Weight of vinaigrette only – 28.70 gms.]