Erotic Continental Sterling and Enamel Cigarette Case, London 1904

by Louis Wine

Erotic Nude Continental Sterling and Enamel Cigarette Case, London import mark 1904 Cohen and Charles. Art Nouveau silver convex form, the cover painted enamel with a red hair nude woman green lower towel robe, tones of burgundy and grey blue background, gilt interior, cabochon blue stone thumbpiece. Hinged silver convex form. Rare 1904 import marks to interior, original woven blue bands. Good condition with no chipping to the enamel, extreme minor crackling, some wear to original woven bands all commensurate with age, mentioned for accuracy purposes only. Measures: 3.50 x 3.25 x 0.30 inches. Weight: 132.31 grams

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Erotic Nude Continental Sterling and Enamel Cigarette Case, London import mark 1904 Cohen and Charles. Art Nouveau silver convex form, the cover painted enamel with a red hair nude woman green lower towel robe, tones of burgundy and grey blue background, gilt interior, cabochon blue stone thumbpiece. Hinged silver convex form. Rare 1904 import marks to interior, original woven blue bands. Good condition with no chipping to the enamel, extreme minor crackling, some wear to original woven bands all commensurate with age, mentioned for accuracy purposes only. Measures: 3.50 x 3.25 x 0.30 inches. Weight: 132.31 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.