22 May 2001
A Scottish silver-gilt mounted hardstone vinaigrette
circa 1850, unmarked
Fluted baluster form, the body of various vertical panels of agate, jasper and bloodstone with plain silver-gilt borders, the cabochon citrine cover with engraved silver-gilt border, the grille with scrolling foliage and thistles
2¼ in. (57 mm.) long
Sotheby's London, 28 April 1988, lot 284, 2,400.
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