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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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Carl Poul Petersen Sterling Silver Bowl, Montreal C.1940. The tapered bowl on circular base, plain body with applied leaf and pod decoration. Height: 3.5 inche...

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Rare Art Nouveau Frame, WMF Germany C.1905. No 18A. The frame of wonderful three dimension depicting graceful sinuous stylised female with flowing hair and dre...

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Pair Antique Sapphire, Diamond 18K Earrings, English C.1870. The two medium, and medium light moderately strong, respectively, round facetted slightly violetis...

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Antique Austro Hungarian Silver Tea Caddy Sugar Box, 1867 Diana head mark and maker’s mark KK. The ovoid body centering a vacant cartouche on one side and a ke...

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Rare Kutch Silver, India 19th century covered Jug, C.1880. The Jug of baluster formon three turned scroll feet, the body all hand chased and repousee scrollwor...

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Carl Poul Petersen Sterling large cake dish, Montreal C.1945. The dish of circular form with raised border of corn peapod intervals, hammered finish. Diameter:...

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Cartier pair of sterling silver candlesticks, Cartier, mid 20th century. Each with knopped baluster stem, plain urn socket, shallow dome foot with molded rim. ...

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Fine Reverse Intaglio Crystal, ‘The Hunt’, American C.1950. The mount of riding crops and stirrups. Inscription to reverse 'Emily' 'Mrs. Ashby Farrow Charlesto...

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W & S Sorensen Silver Letter Opener, Denmark C.1930. The handle of a blossom stylistic slightly three dimensional form, tapered blade. Length: 9.75 inches....

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Rare set of 6 Animal Serviette Rings, Birmingham 1920, C. & C. Hodgetts. Each depicting a different animal surmounted on a wishbone. Original Fitted Box.

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Early 20th century 18K, Platinum, Pearl and diamond Pendant, Hugo Stromdahl, Sweden C.1930. The Pendant of oval form, set in the centre with a fine pearl (unte...

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Georg Jensen Henning Koppel abstract enamel and sterling Brooch, Denmark, C.1955. The Brooch of sculptural abstract form, rich amber enamel. Full marks to reve...

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Art Nouveau large Silver Plate Photograph Frame, Germany C.1900. The frame depicting an allegorical art nouveau female in long dress, grasping a foliate branch...

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Margot De Taxco Sterling Silver Amethyst Necklace, C.1950. Stylized design, amethyst cabochon link, gauging 11 mm, stamped Sterling Made in Mexico Margot de Ta...

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WMF Art Nouveau Jugendstil pewter photograph frame, WMF C.1906. The frame of stylised festoon and medallion design, upper vacant cartouche accented with pierce...

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Pair of Antique Old Sheffield Plate Candelabra, English C.1810. The Candelabra on moulded circular bases, tapered stems with gadroon borders, each supporting a...

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Art Nouveau silver metal Photograph Frame, probably France C.1900. The frame depicting a maiden with long flowing robe amidst foliate and lily pad decoration s...

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Pair of Sapphire, 14K and mother of pearl double sided cufflinks, C.1930. Each set in the centre with a small cabochon sapphire, the mother of pearl, bezel and...

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Antique Amethyst and 15K (tested) large Victorian Brooch, England C.1850. The Brooch of large scroll foliate design, with stippled background, claw set wi...

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Art Deco Diamond Platinum Brooch, English C.1920. The Brooch of elongated plaque geometric design, bar pin with turn screw mechanism to reverse. The Brooch mil...

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