Antique Japanese sterling 950 pure silver cigarette case C.1910. Rectangular concave form, rich engraved foliate decoration on front, the reverse plain with central lozenge shape engraved foliage conforming in design to front. Interior plain with band. Stamped 950 Silver. Measures: 4 x 3 inches. Weight: 118.39 grams. Good snap thumbpiece closure. Very good condition. No issues.
Antique Japanese 950 pure silver cigarette case C.1910 SOLDby Louis Wine
Antique Japanese sterling 950 pure silver cigarette case C.1910
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.