Durgin Gorham Fancy Regent Sterling Silver Asparagus Fork. C.1910

by Louis Wine

Durgin Gorham Fancy Regent Sterling Silver Asparagus Fork. C.1910. Scrolled and pierced handle with engraved flowers and scallop shell terminal. Flat lifter with concave sides, the tines with pierced scroll ovals between. A rare early piece in this pattern, which was first produced in 1901. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and Gorham stamp and later British import marks for 1957. Gorham acquired Durgin in the early 20th century. Length: 10 inches. Width of lifter: 3.125 inches. Item Weight: 192 grams.

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Durgin Gorham Fancy Regent Sterling Silver Asparagus Fork. C.1910. Scrolled and pierced handle with engraved flowers and scallop shell terminal. Flat lifter with concave sides, the tines with pierced scroll ovals between. A rare early piece in this pattern, which was first produced in 1901. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and Gorham stamp and later British import marks for 1957. Gorham acquired Durgin in the early 20th century. Length: 10 inches. Width of lifter: 3.125 inches. Item Weight: 192 grams.

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.