LOVELY ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER HEART SHAPED POMANDER / VINAIGRETTE PENDANT c1873
An antique English, solid sterling silver heart shaped vinaigrette / pomander; beautifully made, with engraved decoration, and opening to reveal a grilled holding an old scented pouch (that still smells sweetly today!).
A lovely example...good quality, very collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear & shallow denting commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: English hallmark for B'ham 1873. Maker's marks CC.
DIMENSIONS: 32 x 25 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 8.2 grams.