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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 113

    A Dutch silver miniature linen press and watering can

    MARK OF ABRAHAM EFFEMANS, AMSTERDAM, 1718-1734, MAKER'S MARK PROBABLY A PAIR OF PLYERS, TOWNMARK A CHEVRON STAR BELOW IN SHAPED SHIELD, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch silver miniature linen press and watering can
    Mark of Abraham Effemans, Amsterdam, 1718-1734, maker's mark probably a pair of plyers, townmark a chevron star below in shaped shield, circa 1700
    Both realistically shaped, the linen press on four baluster ball feet, openworked apron, one drawer, the watering can with scroll handle, marked on bodies
    8.5 cm. high and smaller
    68 gr. (2)


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