Antique Art Deco Sterling silver and 9ct gold cigarette case box Chester 1920, Colen Hewer Cheshire. Very finely decorated with an ogee type engine turn design on front and reverse with gold Greek key design inner border and outer wriggle work border. Silver hallmarks on interior of front and back on case and gold 9 .375 marks to gold borders. Interior retains original spring retaining holder with patent number 256792. Box measures 8.50 x 7.75 cm. Weight: 119 grams.
Art Deco Sterling and Gold cigarette case box Chester 1920by Louis Wine
Antique Art Deco Sterling silver and 9ct gold cigarette case box Chester 1920
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.