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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 442

    A dutch silver miniature basket and a diaper fire basket

    THE FIRST APPARENTLY UNMARKED , THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1760, THE SECOND MARK OF A. VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1738,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A dutch silver miniature basket and a diaper fire basket
    The first apparently unmarked , the Netherlands, circa 1760, the second mark of A. van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1738,
    The first oval with spreading body and swing handle, the second circular with openwork twisted handle, openwork twisted and thread drying-frame, marked on body
    5.3 cm. high and smaller
    58 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V631, V843).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 344, ill. 1068 and pp. 341, 345, ill. 1059.