Sterling Silver and Glass Claret Jug John Grinsell and Sons, London 1905, after Christopher Dresser design. Plain form, star cut base. Height 17 cm. Similar example see catalogue no. M-038C Ref: ‘Christopher Dresser, People’s Designer’ Exhibition by New Century. Extreme minor wear commensurate with age mentioned purely for accuracy only. Note: Very rare to find in Sterling Silver.
Silver and Glass Claret Jug John Grinsell London 1905 after Christopher Dresser designby Louis Wine
Silver and Glass Claret Jug John Grinsell London 1905 after Christopher Dresser design
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.