A lovely Victorian good sized solid silver Vinaigrette, by the well renowned silversmith. The vinaigrette is of rectangular form. With an engraved decoration on all sides. The lid opens to reveal a pierced floral grille. The grille hinges to the side.
There are some worn initials on the lid. There is an inscription inside the lid that reads:'Presented by Mrs G. Smellie to Mrs Blackman as a mark of respect for her kindness to M. The maker's mark'NM' refers to the silversmith Nathaniel Mills.
The grille is separately marked with the maker's mark. Dimensions: It is 4.5 cm wide, 2.8 cm deep, and 1 cm high. It weighs 30.1 grams. Condition: There are some initials in the centre on the front of the lid which are quite worn.
Other than that, condition is fine with no dings, splits or repairs. Hinge good, and lid closes well. We always post items in new packages and pack them securely. Please check out our other items.
The item "NATHANIEL MILLS Good Sized Solid SILVER Engraved VINAIGRETTE, Birmingham 1840" is in sale since Friday, December 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Vinaigrettes".
The seller is "compton501" and is located in Newbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.