Live Auction, 21 October 2013

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ZAR 62 524
Lot 265
  • A George III silver Nelson vinaigrette, Matthew Linwood, Birmingham, 1805


Lot Estimate
ZAR 12 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 62 524

About this Item

A George III silver Nelson vinaigrette, Matthew Linwood, Birmingham, 1805


rectangular, the hinged cover engraved with a portrait of Lord Horatio Nelson within an oval frame surrounded by the inscription ‘England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty’, on a stippled ground, within a prick-work border, the front with thumbpiece, the base with a bright-cut engraved flower and the inscription ‘Eliza Nottingham LEEDS’, with gilt interior and pierced grille cast with a depiction of HMS Victory above the legend ‘TRAFR OCTR 21. 1805’, 29,1g, 4,3cm wide

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