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An unusual William IV Bombe Vinaigrette made in Birmingham in 1836 by Gervase Wheeler.

The Vinaigrette is broad rectangular in form with cast bombe sides decorated with flower heads and foliate motifs. The base and cover are engraved with engine turned designs, surrounded by a most unusual raised cast frame of shells, winged scrolls, flower heads and foliate motifs. The centre of the cover is engraved with a vacant rectangular cartouche. The interior displays original gilding and a beautiful grille, pierced with pluming scrolls and flower heads. In very crisp, excellent condition.

Length: 1.5 inches, 3.75 cm.
Width: 1.1 inches, 2.75cm.


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