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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 328

    A dutch silver pair of vegetable-spoons and a silver-handled carving-knife and fork

    MARK OF JOHANNES BROUWER, ROTTERDAM, 1790, THE CARVING FORK UNMARKED, THE KNIFE WITH MAKER'S MARK A TORTOISE (?), POSSIBLY HOORN, POSSIBLY 1708

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A dutch silver pair of vegetable-spoons and a silver-handled carving-knife and fork
    Mark of Johannes Brouwer, Rotterdam, 1790, the carving fork unmarked, the knife with maker's mark a tortoise (?), possibly Hoorn, possibly 1708
    The pair of vegetable-spoons each with plain handle, the carving-knife and fork each with cast handle shaped as St. George and the dragon, marked on handles
    27.2 cm. long
    248 gr. (4)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. S713, S812).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 182-183, ill. 549.