Antique Anglo-Indian style large Biscuit Box, Silber and Fleming C. 1880

by Louis Wine


Antique Anglo-Indian style large Biscuit Box, Silber & Fleming C. 1880

Antique Anglo-Indian style large silver plate Biscuit Box, Silber and Fleming C. 1880. This very unusual style large biscuit barrel of ovoid shape on oval base richly decorated and engraved depicting birds amongst flowering branches against stippled background and upper bead border. The body with foliage decoration cantering a vacant shield cartouche; the handles in the form of elephant heads, hinged cover similarly decorated and with realistically textured crouching cougar handle finial. Base with marks for Silber and Fleming with the crown, fleur de lys, PGS. Silber and Fleming a business registered in 1880 at 56, Wood Street, Cheapside, London EC (sole proprietor Albert Marcius Silber, 1833-1887). Measures: 7.50 (length) x 6.00 (depth) x 7.50 (height) inches.

Louis Wine

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.