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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 246

    A dutch silver-mounted and shell snuff-box

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, POSSIBLY SCHOONHOVEN, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    A dutch silver-mounted and shell snuff-box
    Apparently unmarked, possibly Schoonhoven, circa 1790
    Formed by two polished mussel shells, reeded silver mounts, hinged silver cover with the portrait medallion of Prince Willem V of Orange, flanked by two orange trees
    7.5 cm. long


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D492).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 279, ill. 863 (right).