18th century Gold Silver Paste Brooch, C.1790

by Louis Wine

English late 18th century Georgian `Vauxhall’ paste Brooch, silver and gold (both acid tested, gold 15ct). The brooch of an elongated rectangular shaped form, centering a floral rosette, set with a surround of eight fancy cut pale aquamarine blue paste, flanked with a radiating foliate section at each end, closed back silver setting. English, C. 1790. Measures: – approximately 1 7/8 x 7/8 inches.Item Weight: 17.01 grams. Vauxhall glass is synonymous with small glass set jewels of the late 18th century and are quite rare.

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English late 18th century Georgian `Vauxhall’ paste Brooch, silver and gold (both acid tested, gold 15ct). The brooch of an elongated rectangular shaped form, centering a floral rosette, set with a surround of eight fancy cut pale aquamarine blue paste, flanked with a radiating foliate section at each end, closed back silver setting. English, C. 1790. Measures: – approximately 1 7/8 x 7/8 inches.Item Weight: 17.01 grams. Vauxhall glass is synonymous with small glass set jewels of the late 18th century and are quite rare.

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Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.