Rare Silver Foo Lion Dog Jewellery Trinket or Scents Box, C. 1920

by Louis Wine

Rare Silver Foo Lion Dog Jewellery Trinket or Scents Box, C. 1920. Handmade, exquisitely chased, engraved and carved depicting on the raised cover a variation a Asian Foo Lion Dog with moveable tongue protruding above pierced foliate branches and ovolo border. The surround of box with diaper flower head and stippled decoration, plain underside. Measures: 4.00 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. Item Weight: 204 grams. Acid tested for Silver.

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Rare Silver Foo Lion Dog Jewellery Trinket or Scents Box, C. 1920. Handmade, exquisitely chased, engraved and carved depicting on the raised cover a variation a Asian Foo Lion Dog with moveable tongue protruding above pierced foliate branches and ovolo border. The surround of box with diaper flower head and stippled decoration, plain underside. Measures: 4.00 x 3.25 x 1.75 inches. Item Weight: 204 grams. Acid tested for Silver.

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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.