Pair of Christofle Art Deco silver plate sauceboats and ladles each conforming to the shape of a swan, designed by Christian Fjerdingstad for Christofle, France. C. 1935. The Sauceboats on oval shaped footed bases with wavy design motifs, plain oval shaped bodies with slightly tapering flat tails. The ovoid ladles with plain tapering neck stem and swan face handles. Overall Lengths: 11 ½ inches Heights of Sauceboats: 2 ¼ inches. Breadth of Sauceboats: 4 inches. Marked around the rim of the base and swan handle ladle with Christofle Gallia Marks.
Pair of Christofle Art Deco Sauceboats France. C. 1935by Louis Wine
Pair of Christofle Art Deco Sauceboats France. C. 1935
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.