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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 296

    A dutch silver scent-box and a patriotic dutch silver snuff-box

    MARK OF CORNELIS VAN HOEK, AMSTERDAM, 1804 AND MARK OF DIRK GOEDHART, AMSTERDAM, 1786

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A dutch silver scent-box and a patriotic dutch silver snuff-box
    Mark of Cornelis van Hoek, Amsterdam, 1804 and mark of Dirk Goedhart, Amsterdam, 1786
    Book-shaped with sliding cover, oblong snuff-box, the reverse inscribed: VOOR NEDERLAND EN VRIJHEID centred by the 'Nederlandse maagd en leeuw' with trophies, hinged cover with portrait of the patriotic leader and Amsterdam mayor H. Hooft and inscribed; DE BESTE BURGERVADER, gilt inside, marked on body
    5.3 cm. long
    100 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D411, D529).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 76-77, ill. 176 (left) and pp. 271-272, ill. 841.