Novelty Sterling Silver Vinaigrette, Postans & Tye, Birmingham, 1819.
Modeled as a purse / bag with checkered design.
Gilt (gold washed) interior with a hinged pierced floral and foliate grille.
The lid is monogrammed.
Fully hallmarked for Birmingham, England, dated 1818, maker's mark for William Postans and George Tye.
Measures: 2.5cm X 3cm / 1in X 1.18in.
Weight: 12gr / 0.38oz.
Very good condition, slightly open seam to the bottom.