Antique Silver William IV Vinaigrette made in 1836 depicting Abbotsford House


This exceptional antique silver vinaigrette is of  rectangular form with rounded corners, the lid is embellished with a scene of Abbotsford House in high relief.  

Date 1836
Made By Taylor & Perry
Location Birmingham
Stock Number W35x37
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Maker: Taylor & Perry

This exceptional antique silver vinaigrette is of  rectangular form with rounded corners, the lid is embellished with a scene of Abbotsford House in high relief.

Both the base and cover are embellished with applied scrolling leaf decorated borders .

The vinaigrette still retains a ring so it can be hung from a chain.

The underside of the box is ornamented with engine turned decoration incorporating a plain rectangular vacant cartouche.

The hinged silver vinaigrette cover allows access to the  pierced decorated  grille.

The vinaigrette is of extremely fine quality and in very good condition.

Abbotsford is an historical country house which was the former residence of renowned novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott, situated in the Scottish Borders.

Dimensions,  length without ring 4.5 cm, width 2.75 cm.

Weight, 1.1 Troy oz

Taylor & Perry

Taylor & Perry, 1830 – 1849.

Registered July 1829. Successors to Joseph Taylor.

John Taylor & John Perry, Newhall Street, Birmingham.

Delivery Details

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Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

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