ANTIQUE VINAIGRETTE SHELL DESIGN, TESTS 18K GOLD - For Sale

ANTIQUE VINAIGRETTE SHELL DESIGN, TESTS 18K GOLD
Price: $1000.00
Antique vinaigrette in a shell design. Made in Birmingham, England by ML. Hallmarks too worn to read date. Measures slightly over 1 inch in length. Weighs 12-13 grams. Oval shape. The top and bottom surfaces are made to resemble a sea-shell, with fine ridges radiating from the top, increasing in size towards the front with crimped borders between rows. Sturdy hinges holding top to bottom in good shape. Openwork grille with scrolling, beaded Rococo design. Small indentations in the rim facilitate opening the grille. Hallmarks on the rim of the base. Date letter is not legible. Maker clearly ML. With difficulty, anchor for Birmingham can be seen. We bought this thinking it was gilt washed silver, but it tests for 18 carat gold. You decide. Good condition. Status: For Sale Reference#: 3909 Condition: good Year: 1880 Title: ANTIQUE VINAIGRETTE SHELL DESIGN, TESTS 18K GOLD

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Brenda Ginsberg Art & Antiques
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Email : antiques@brendaGinsberg.com
Phone : 954-415-0622

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