UNUSUAL ANTIQUE SILVER MANDOLIN SHAPED POMANDER / VINAIGRETTE PENDANT c1800's
An antique solid silver pomander / vinaigrette pendant; finely modelled as a mandolin, with bright cut engraving, applied 'strings' and hinging open to the back.
Rather unusual, very collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear & shallow denting commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 59 x 23 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. 5.7 grams.