M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS


 

rare William IV silver Windsor Castle Vinaigrette

Edwin Jones, Birmingham, 1836

 

 

 

The rectangular hinged lid intricately chased and engraved with the

rare southwest view of Windsor Castle, the Thames in the foreground,

opening to a gilt interior with floral and foliate pierced and engraved grille,

the sides with a row of zig-zag engine turning sided by stylized upright acanthus leaves,

the interior grille bordered also with simplified and stylized acanthus leaves;

the verso engine turned centering a bordered rectangle engraved ?Emmeline?;

both lid and base marked with maker's marks EJ,

the base with Birmingham, date letter N, the cover with additional marks of William IV, lion passant

 

Provenance : Upon Request

 

Condition : Excellent; the grill with a very minor bend upper right; no breaks or repairs; hinges in good order

two areas in the stippled sky of hand rubbing; some stubborn spots of old silver polish in the interior corners

 

1-5/8" Long x 1-1/8" Deep x ½ High / 1 oz.

 

 SOLD

 

#6859

 

Please Inquire

 

 





   

 

 

 

Front view

 

 

Back view showing hinges

 

 

Marks Base

 

 

Marks Lid

 

 

Study of Windsor Castle, 1855,

 Sanford Robinson Gifford / Private Collection

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Rare William IV Silver Vinaigrette, Edwin Jones, Birmingham, 1836, Windsor Castle