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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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Antique Pearl and Diamond Bangle, English C.1900. The 15K Bangle set at the top with two floral rosettes, each set in the centre with an old cut diamond, appro...

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Rare set of 4 modernist Juvento Lopez Reyes Sterling Candelabra Candlesticks, Mexico C.1940. Each of a stylised curvilinear blossom style. Juvento Lopez Reyes ...

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Pair of Antique Silver Plate Candelabra, English C.1860. The Candelabra on shell foliage circular bases, tapered plain foliage accented stems, each supporting ...

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Art Deco hammered Silver Tray, Czechoslovakia C. 1930. The Tray of circular form, hammered design molded border, plain polished welled interior. Czech mark for...

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Rare Antique French First Standard (.950) silver strawberry set, Claude Doutre Roussel, Paris, C.1895, hallmarks of Minerva and maker's marks DR with double do...

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Pair of fine carved jade and diamond, 18K custom Earrings. Each Earring depicting a carved green jadeite and diamond set wing with pivot hook fitments. Total D...

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Rare English Silver plate and Ruby Glass Bee Honey Pot and spoon (Elkington & Co), England C.1910, Alexander Clark Co. The honey pot with hinged wings and ...

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Georg Jensen Henning Koppel Sterling abstract Brooch, #325, Denmark mid 20th century. The brooch of abstract modernism form, stamped with Jensen marks and numb...

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Glass and Silver Plate `Duck' Claret Jug, Austria C.1940, made for B. Altman & Co, New York. The novelty Claret Jug, with amber and white glass body, silve...

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Pair of .950 1st std French, vermeil and mother of pearl Travelling Sets in original fitted boxes. France 1819-38. The exceptionally fine quality sets each com...

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Tiffany Art Deco Sterling Silver Cocktail Shaker, C.1920, Tiffany & Co, New York. The plain tapering body with ribbed upper section and cover, half shield ...

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Russian silver parcel gilt charka, Moscow C.1760 - 1770. Each panel is chased scrollwork on stippled background typical of the period, centering vacant cartouc...

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Russian silver parcel gilt charka, Moscow 1770. Each panel is chased with winged eagles and rocaille design of the period, on a spreading oval base. Moscow, 17...

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Archibald Knox Liberty Pewter and Enamel Candelabra, English C. 1902-1905. The Candelabra on flat platform base, enamelled plaques, slightly tapered stem, the ...

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Antique Diamond Ring, 18K Platinum, C.1900. The ring set with three principal old mine cut diamonds with a surround of old cut diamonds, total diamond weight a...

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Antique English silver Georgian style Kettle on stand with burner, London 1895, Hukin & Heath. This is a fine and heavy tilting Kettle with all pieces orig...

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Very fine Antique Erotic Enamel Snuff Box, probably Austrian, C.1910. The enamel depicting female nude looking in hand mirror adjusting head band. Stamped 935....

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A silver table bell in the form of a tortoise, realistic form. Chester 1912, Grey & Co. Length: 6 inches.

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Set of 6 Sterling Frog place card holders, Birmingham 2009, PJM. Each depicting a standing frog playing a musical instrument. Height: 1.5 inches. Total Item We...

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Falize floral Bracelet, Art Nouveau, C.1890. French marks. Length: 7 inches. Weight: 49 gm. Original Fitted Box. Literature, for similar eample The Paris Salon...

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