Lot 195: SHOE-SHAPED SILVER VINAIGRETTE.
December 1, 2016
Delaware , OH, USALive Auction
SHOE-SHAPED SILVER VINAIGRETTE.
England, ca. 1890s. Top of vinaigrette fitted with hinged lid opening to a grill with perforated diamond shaped design; grill lifts to reveal a compartment that fills the interior of the shoe. The shoe is decorated with chased figural motif. Hallmarks for London and the year 1891 are stamped on the grill. The shoe measures approximately 2.75"w. 1.0"h. 1.0"d , weight 40gr.
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