Japanese 19th century Mixed Metals, Letter Opener C.1880

by Louis Wine


Japanese 19th century Mixed Metals, Letter Opener C.1880

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Japanese 19th century Mixed Metals, Letter Opener C.1880. The Letter Opener brass and copper mixed metals, blade in the form of a fish, the front handle depicting mythological figures, the reverse with chrysanthemums plant. Length: – 8.6 inches. Condition: very minor wear commensurate with age, mentioned purely for accuracy purposes only.

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.