WMF Jugendstil Art Nouveau silver on pewter and glass Biscuit Box. Stamped marks running ostrich B I/0 OX and 231. Illustrated WMF 1906 Catalogue page 251 model number 231. Circa 1906. Original green paneled glass liner, the silvered pewter of stylised open foliate nouveau design, swing handle and cover conforming in decoration. Height: 23 cm. Handle to handle: 15.5cm.
WMF Art Nouveau silver on pewter Biscuit Box C. 1906by Louis Wine
WMF Jugendstil Art Nouveau silver on pewter and glass Biscuit Box. Stamped marks running ostrich B I/0 OX and 231.
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.