Excellent Scandinavian Solid Silver Vinaigrette, early 1800s. These vinaigretes are called Hovedvandsaeg in Scandinavia. The little boxes were given by young men as a love token declaring their intentions of marriage. Engraved with the year of the wedding: 1835, and the monograms of the bridal couple on the base rim. This box is unmarked, they quite often are. Probably made in south of Denmark, close to the German border.
8.2cm / 3.2inch
31gram / 1.2oz
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