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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 286

    A Dutch silver 'Patriotten' scent-box

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1790

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A Dutch silver 'Patriotten' scent-box
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1790
    Shaped, the reverse with tree 'meiboom', a dog 'keeshond', inscribed IK TRIUMPHEER, the sides with symbolizing figures of 'Hope', 'Justice', 'Faith' and 'Fortune', the hinged cover with the French cockerel, a bunch of arrows surmounted by an axe and a tree topped by a hat 'vrijheidshoed', inscribed Vrijheid Gelijkheid en Broederschap
    3.2 cm. high
    15 gr.


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D171).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp.
    75-76, ill. 170.