London, South Kensington
26 June 2007
A GEORGE IV SILVER VINAIGRETTE,
MARK OF THOMAS SHAW, BIRMINGHAM, 1824,
Rectangular, the cover depicting a young shepherd playing a flute beside a tree surrounded by a goat, a cow, a lamb & a dog, on frosted ground, the bevelled sides chased with foliage, engine-turned base, gilt interior & grille, the latter struck with lion passant only, 1¾ in. long (4.4 cm.), 1.25 oz.
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