Orivit Jugendstil Secessionist Silver plate large Jewellery Box, Germany, C.1900. This unusual box of rectangular shape on four bracket supports, conforming in style to cornices and decoration of sides and slight dome shape hinged cover with handle of a cherubic boy holding a cornucopia. Orivit marks on underside number 3827 and numbered 11 on interior. Measures: 7.5 X 5.125 X 7.5 (height to top of handle) inches. Minor wear commensurate with age mentioned for accuracy purposes. Box with lock and old key.
Orivit Jugendstil Secessionist large Jewellery Box, Germany, C.1900by Louis Wine
Orivit Jugendstil Secessionist large Jewellery Box, Germany, C.1900
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.