Large Persian Solid Silver circular box, Tehran C.1910-20

by Louis Wine

Large Persian Solid Silver circular box, C.1920. Very fine engraved decoration. Hallmarked Persian Silver 84 Tehran mark, acid tested for 875 standard. This exceptional and impressive handmade box dates to around the 1910-20 period. Large round form with lift off dome cover. The base with engraved border of palmette wriggle work and pin prick engraving, the cover with asymmetrical stylised foliate pin prick designs. Diameter: 9 inches. Height: 1.75 inches. Weight: 895 grams

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Large Persian Solid Silver circular box, C.1920. Very fine engraved decoration. Hallmarked Persian Silver 84 Tehran mark, acid tested for 875 standard. This exceptional and impressive handmade box dates to around the 1910-20 period. Large round form with lift off dome cover. The base with engraved border of palmette wriggle work and pin prick engraving, the cover with asymmetrical stylised foliate pin prick designs. Diameter: 9 inches. Height: 1.75 inches. Weight: 895 grams

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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.