Live Auction, 21 October 2013

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ZAR 6 441
Lot 284
  • A Victorian silver vinaigrette, Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1852, of Cape interest


Lot Estimate
ZAR 6 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 6 441

About this Item

A Victorian silver vinaigrette, Edward Smith, Birmingham, 1852, of Cape interest


shaped rectangular, the body with alternating bands of plain and engine-turned decoration, the hinged cover with a cartouche engraved with 'die overleden is on haar jeugtige Ouder dom van 20 jaaren en 10 maanden op den avond van den 6 July Kaapstad 1854 Den 25-7-54', and with ’Ik schent UE deze terdachtenes van my ED minnaarris UE Zuster A.G.W. A.W.K. aan R.M.J.W.’ engraved in the plain bands, the concave sides with foliate design and thumbpiece, the gilt interior with foliate pierced and engraved grille, 21,6 g, 4cm wide

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