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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 403

    A Dutch silver miniature chamber pot

    MARK OF ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1730, ALSO STRUCK WITH LATER DUTY-MARK OF 1795 FOR VLISSINGEN

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch silver miniature chamber pot
    Mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, circa 1730, also struck with later duty-mark of 1795 for Vlissingen
    Square and tapering, later detachable cover with ball finial, marked on body
    3.2 cm. wide
    34 gr.


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    According to B.W.G. Wttewaall the struck V is the duty-mark for Vlissingen of 1795 however it also may be the Amsterdam yearletter of 1730.

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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V728).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 338, ill. 1043 (without cover).