London, South Kensington
28 May 2002
A Victorian vinaigrette
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY ENGLISH, MID NINETEENTH CENTURY
in the form of a thistle, with textured finish, the grille pierced and with engraved scrollwork -- 4.5cms.
See Plate 4
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