Pair of George 1 Andiron Silver Sugar Nips C.1715 SOLD

by Louis Wine

Pair of George 1 Andiron Silver Sugar Nips C.1715

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A pair of George I silver andiron (fire tong) design sugar nips, circa 1715, Wonderful early design, possibly Provincial with kidney flat grips, one engraved I over IM, double scroll spring action, baluster stems and short spike finial. Length: 5.75 inches. Item weight: 26.86 grams. Unmarked, which is not unusual for these examples.. Condition: Good. Reflections from photography only. Original patina.

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) in 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.