Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854

Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854

Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854
Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, 1854 Hallmark. All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproduction without prior written consent. We’ll be sending out sale notices and special deals to our’Favorites’ customers. An 18k vermeil interior and sterling silver box is a vinaigrette. Into it would be a wad of wool or cotton onto which drops of scented oils or perfume would be added. One need only open the cover and hold near one’s nose to manage the odor of a mid-Victorian walk through a crowd or on the busy streets of humans or animals (horse-drawn carriages) and the sewage often cast into the streets. It was a necessity, and the vinaigrettes remain a very popular little antique as jewelry or for perfume and scent collectors. This one is quite exceptional in the silversmith’s artistry. Measurements noted on the photos. Very good to excellent condition throughout. Bears hallmarks telling us it’s from Birmingham and was made in 1854. The interior and perforated grate have a layering of gold (vermeil) which would not corrode with the oils/scents, and it is nicely preserved in full. The box is sterling silver, of course. No dents, no flaws to note. We’re easy to deal with. You are very important! Our fine inventory is very important. And your ranking of our performance is also very important! We wish to keep our 4.9 – 5 star ratings in all categories. We always insure our items BUT, more importantly, pack them extremely well knowing that most are not replaceable. Please remember that when leaving DSR ratings. Icon here or above to see more of our inventory, offerings and venues. We have a HUGE assortment of the finest antiques to be found online, all at your fingertips with Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. _gsrx_vers_631 GS 6.9.8b6 (631). This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Vinaigrettes”. The seller is “antiquesuncommontreasure” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Style: Victorian
  • Age: 1850-1899

Antique Early Victorian Era English Sterling Silver Vermeil Vinaigrette, c. 1854