• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 47

    AN ANGLO-DUTCH SILVER MOUNTED AND FIELD MAPLE CASKET

    LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ANGLO-DUTCH SILVER MOUNTED AND FIELD MAPLE CASKET
    LATE 17TH CENTURY
    The domed lid with pierced and engraved silver foliate strap hinges, escutcheon and corner mounts and turned bun feet, the interior later lined with velvet, (locked)
    7 in. (18 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    A Celebration of the English Country House, Including Silver & Chinese Export Porcelain, Sotheby's New York, 4 April 2007, lot 131.