Art Nouveau Brass Jewellery Box, Germany C.1920 probably Erhard & Söhne

by Louis Wine

Brass Jewellery Box, Germany C.1920 probably Erhard & Söhne of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The box of rectangular shape, the brass body and cover oxidised inlay classic art nouveau arabesque decoration featuring panels with images of mythological creatures on the lid and each of the 4 sides; the rim edges with individual rivets. The box is complete violet dark mauve velvet interior. Measures: approximately 5.50 x 3.25 x 1.75inches. Base impressed with the number 5.

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Brass Jewellery Box, Germany C.1920 probably Erhard & Söhne of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The box of rectangular shape, the brass body and cover oxidised inlay classic art nouveau arabesque decoration featuring panels with images of mythological creatures on the lid and each of the 4 sides; the rim edges with individual rivets. The box is complete violet dark mauve velvet interior. Measures: approximately 5.50 x 3.25 x 1.75inches. Base impressed with the number 5.

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.