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Gold Fish Vinaigrette

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Gold Fish Vinaigrette

Type: 
Vinaigrette
Material(s): 
Gold and rubies
Designer/Maker: 
unknown
Markings: 
none
Origin: 
unknown
Date or Era: 
c. 1800
Dimensions: 
4 in.
Additional Information: 
Scent holder in the shape of a fish, articulated with scales and fins. Ruby eyes. Head of fish hinged, inner compartment with pierced grillwork to hold scent soaked sponge.

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