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Louis Wine Ltd, Toronto based specialists in Antique Silver, Antique Jewellery and Decorative Arts, is a fourth generation family business. Until opening in Canada in 1982, the firm was based in Ireland. The Wine family roots in Ireland go back to 1879 when Solomon Wine, the present owners great-great grand-father, immigrated from Russian held Lithuania. Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the Company in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. Later in 1908, he took over an existing location in Dublin’'s fashionable Grafton Street and renamed it Louis Wine Ltd. To the firm, came the worlds leading silver collectors seeking advice and additions to their collections. The firm became a legend in Ireland on Grafton Street until 1981, when the growing international nature of the business, led us to relocate to Toronto. The gallery is now located on Toronto'’s prestigious Yorkville. The international thrust and outlook was first put into practice by Louis Wine’'s son, Harry, (1892-1969). Under him, the firm'’s renown extended overseas, when during the 1950’'s some of its finest stock was regularly exhibited by invitation in New York, Wilmington Delaware and elsewhere in the U.S.A. Clients included William Randolph Hearst, Their Highnesses The late Prince Ranier and The late Princess Grace of Monaco, the Getty and DuPont families, Heads of State, Prime Ministers as well as many museums and foreign governments. Today, we continue our emphasis throughout North America. We have exhibited at shows in New York, Chicago, Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, Dallas and Palm Beach. Our Toronto gallery, at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), has constantly on display a full range of fine Antique Silver, old Sheffield and plated metal wares, Antique Jewellery and Decorative Arts from the 18th century to the early 20th century.

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Rare 19th century Continental Silver biscuit box of rare folding form, C.1890. The box opening to reveal triple lobe sectional `blossom' compartment, rococo in...

$7,850.00

Orivit Jugendstil Secessionist Art Nouveau candelabra, Germany C.1900. The polished pewter candelabra each on crimped hexagonal base, supporting open stylised f...

$2,950.00

Pair of English Silver Candelabra, London Millenium mark 2000, Brian Savage. Each in the Queen Anne style with octagonal bases and octagonal baluster columns, s...

$6,500.00

Pair of Georgian Silver Wine Coasters, Sheffield 1825, John Watson. The coasters on molded circular base, lobate surround, gadroon rim. The turned wood centres ...

$3,750.00

Rare Wilhelm Fühner, Pforzheim, Arts & Crafts hammered silver pendant with mother-of-pearl, matrix turquoise and pearl drop. Germany, C. 1900. The pend...

$3,500.00

Anton Michelsen hammered Silver Bowl, Denmark 1918. The circular bowl in Jensen style on stepped circular foot, on an openwork band of ball supports supporting ...

$1,500.00

Antique Silver large Victorian Mustard Pot, London 1881, E.C.Brown. The Mustard Pot of plain cylindrical form, with upper and lower moulded rims, half shield sh...

$595.00

Unusual Victoria Diamond Jubilee Silver Jam Spoon, London 1896, West of Dublin. Victoria Monarch terminal head with cornet above, scrolling elaborate thistle fo...

$450.00

Antique imperial Topaz, Pearl, Diamond and 15K (tested) Necklace, English C.1900. The Necklace suspending two drops of imperial yellow orange oval facetted topa...

$2,500.00

Sterling and enamel perfume with stopper, in the form of a miniature flask, C.1920. The front with guilloche and painted enamel floral decoration, the reverse p...

$495.00

VERY RARE GEORGIAN LILY DESIGN SALTS, LONDON 1800, SOLOMON HOUGHAM. THE SALTS WITH WELLED ORIGINAL LIGHT GILDED BASES, GADROON BORDER, EACH SUPPORTING A PANELLE...

$2,500.00

Art Nouveau French Desk Lamp, C.1910. The carved open floral multi overlapping rose petal shade with yellow amber background; Art Nouveau gilded metal curviline...

$1,250.00

Antique silver rooster cockerel standing upright with his tail raised, C.1900. The cockerel, well modelled with realistic texturing. Stamped on the wings with c...

$1,250.00

Fine 19th cent Viennese ormolu enamel box, C.1875.The box of slight kidney shape, hinged cover depicting painted romantic scene of two seated women, cherub in b...

$2,500.00

Art Deco sterling silver and enamel Bowl, Oslo, Norway circa 1940, Jacob Tostrup. The bowl of circular form with black and green enamel geometric border and flo...

$750.00

Unusual Antique silver vermeil glass Pepper Grinder, Sampson Mordan import marks, London 1901. The grinder on round dome base, the surround with trailing leaf b...

$1,250.00

Rare double WMF Jugendstil Art Nouveau Secessionist Photograph Frame, Germany C.1910. The rare design pewter frame of square shape with elongated open panel tri...

$1,850.00

WMF Jugendstil Art Nouveau Secessionist Photograph Frame, Germany C.1905. The rare design pewter frame of vertical shape with open panel triangular panel lower ...

$1,850.00

Charles Horner Enamel butterfly Pendant Necklace, Chester 1911. The Pendant with silver enamel butterfly, surmounted with a round enamel disc, both with enamels...

$1,250.00

Antique Georgian Silver Wine Funnel, London 1814, Charles Fox 1. The Funnel of typical form, the base with gadroon surround, fluted body, strap work funnel, she...

$2,450.00