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A Victorian silver vinaigrette, the oblong form with engine-turned decoration, vacant shield cartouche, floral thumb-piece opening to a silver-gilt interior with floral scroll pierced grille. Hallmarked Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1838. Length measuring 3.3 cm, weight 19 grams.
The lot displays general scratches, marks wear and tarnishing commensurate with the age and use. Minor dints, case a little compressed in areas. Gilding also discoloured in areas. The hallmarks are clear and legible.