Antique 19th century Japanese Shakudo Fan Brooch, C.1880

by Louis Wine

Antique 19th century Japanese Shakudo Fan Brooch, C.1880. The brooch depicting swimming fish inlaid with contrasting gold and silver on blackened copper, framed by fan’s decorations. The miniature details of fish, branches and flowers show highly skilled workmanship of Japanese metalsmiths. Reverse pin fitment with safety clasp. Measures approximately: 2.00 x 1.40 inches. Item Weight: 15.94 grams. Ref: Jewellery The International Era Volume 11 Shirley Bury P499 Plate124.

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Antique 19th century Japanese Shakudo Fan Brooch, C.1880. The brooch depicting swimming fish inlaid with contrasting gold and silver on blackened copper, framed by fan’s decorations. The miniature details of fish, branches and flowers show highly skilled workmanship of Japanese metalsmiths. Reverse pin fitment with safety clasp. Measures approximately: 2.00 x 1.40 inches. Item Weight: 15.94 grams. Ref: Jewellery The International Era Volume 11 Shirley Bury P499 Plate124.

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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.