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    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 249

    A dutch silver and mother-of-pearl snuff-box, a partiotic coin-box and a small filigree musk-box

    EACH APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, MID 18TH CENTURY, CIRCA 1795 AND LATE 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A dutch silver and mother-of-pearl snuff-box, a partiotic coin-box and a small filigree musk-box
    Each apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, mid 18th century, circa 1795 and late 17th century
    The snuff-box, circular bombé, mother-of-pearl base and hinged cover, the coin box dated 1795 and inscribed: 'VREIHEID.GELEIKHEID' and 'VIVAT DE REPUBLIEK', the small circular shaped filigree musk-box with lift-off cover
    7 cm. diam.
    gross 73 gr. (3)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D550, D550a, D595).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 353, ill. 1100.