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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 628

    A DUTCH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED WALNUT AND STAINED WALNUT VITRINE ON STAND CONTAINING A HAIR-WORK BOUQUET

    BY I.W DE HOOG JZ., CIRCA 1871

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH GILT-BRASS MOUNTED WALNUT AND STAINED WALNUT VITRINE ON STAND CONTAINING A HAIR-WORK BOUQUET
    BY I.W DE HOOG Jz., CIRCA 1871
    The glazed vitrine with a carved domed top and colums to the angles, the reverse with a hinged door and applied with a printed paper label
    215 cm. high x 83 cm. wide x 71 cm. deep
    Together with a frame with repeating paper label and applied with small portrait photographs of members of the De Hoog family and inscribed in ink Geschenk aan mijn Vader/15 December 1871-5/I de Hoog Jz. (2)


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    This hair-work bouquet was made as a gift to the father of Mr. I.W. de Hoog and presented to him on his birthday on 15 December 1871. It has been made as a commemorative piece remembering deceased relatives.
    The reverse of the frame is applied with portraits of some of these family members. The printed label is inscribed Dit haarbouquet vervaardigd door I.W. de Hoog Jz. oorspronkelijk aangeboden aan zijn Vader, op den verjaardag van 15 December 1871. Gerestaureerd en met meerdere haarbloemen toegevoegd in de oorlogsjaren van 1914-'15./TER NAGEDACHTENIS van dierbare Overledenen en ter eere van bloed- en aanverwanten.... followed by a list with the names of the family members who's hair has been used in this bouquet.

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