Antique English Silver Taperstick, hallmarked Sheffield 1851, Walker, Knowles & Co. The taperstick of mid 18th century Georgian style, square shell cornice base, knopped shell foliate stem, plain socket allowing for detachable shell cornice bobeche. Height: 5 1/8 inches. Total Item Weight: 115.4 gm.
English Silver Taperstick, hallmarked Sheffield 1851, Walker, Knowles & Coby Louis Wine
English Silver Taperstick, hallmarked Sheffield 1851, Walker, Knowles & Co
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.