• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5695

    Christie's Interiors

    13 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 215

    A DUTCH SILVER SMOKER'S COMPENDIUM

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF JAN KIPS OF AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1760, ALSO BEARING LATER DUTCH CONTROL MARK FOR ANTIQUES

    Price Realised  

    A DUTCH SILVER SMOKER'S COMPENDIUM
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF JAN KIPS OF AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1760, ALSO BEARING LATER DUTCH CONTROL MARK FOR ANTIQUES
    The sides applied with monopodium and concealing four utensils with wavy edges which fit inside the shank, terminating in a swivel-action oval seal
    3 in. (7.7 cm.) long


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    Literature

    For a similar example by the same maker see:
    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver en schepwerk 1650-1880, Amsterdam, 1994, p. 252, plate 785.