Rare 19th century sterling silver military figure, possibly Admiral Nelson, London 1882 George Angell. Realistically modelled in the form of a soldier holding rifle. Holding a baker type rifle and uniform embellished with fine details of a soldier’s attire and wearing a tricorn hat with coronet and feathers. Displayed on an original round plinth with original baize. Condition: Exceptional gauge of silver, and in excellent condition. Full hallmarks to side of military cap. The plinth and baize show wear commensurate with age. Height: 9.5 inches. Diameter of base: 4 inches. Silver Weight: 508 grams. (16.33 oz.)
Antique Silver military figure possibly Admiral Nelson London 1882 George Angellby Louis Wine
Antique Silver military figure possibly Admiral Nelson London 1882 George Angell
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.