London, South Kensington
10 May 1994
An early Victorian silver-gilt novelty vinaigrette modelled as a copy of Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott, the two covers decorated with rococo flowers, foliage, trellis work and a butterfly, the grill similarly-pierced and engraved, the interior of the cover with later presentation inscription, in original plush and satin-lined leather case, Rawlings & Summers, London 1842 - 1½in.
See Plate 7
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The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott was first published in 1810, although the works of this novelist maintained a steady popularity throughout the early and mid 19th Century.
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