A Victorian novelty 'hunting horn' vinaigrette
By Thomas Johnson, London 1874
The flat-hinged cover inset with a shilling, opening to reveal a hinged pierced foliate grill, the body inset with a 17th century German coin and embossed with birds among foliate scrolls, supporting chain, the cover engraved: "Last Life at Single Pool Won From W. Cook. Champion. By R.LL. Price 1874, Cafe Bourse Algiers 1875. Good Dinners.", length 10.5cm, weight 2.5oz.