• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2845

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    23 - 24 March 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 67

    A Dutch silver snuff box and cover

    MARK OF JAN BRAVERT, AMSTERDAM, 1718-1719

    Price Realised  

    A Dutch silver snuff box and cover
    Mark of Jan Bravert, Amsterdam, 1718-1719
    Oval, the reverse chased with a scene of a lady and a gentleman and two putti, the bombé sides with scrolling foliage and satyr's masks, the cover chased with a rustic couple preparing their meal, marked on cover and base
    9.5 cm. wide
    144 gr.


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    A box with the same decoration but inscribed with the text 'Het is een doosje van der min Het meissie staat in sijner sin' on the cover and on the rim, is illustrated in B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands klein zilver en schapwerk 1650-1880, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 214-215.

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    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands klein zilver en schepwerk 1650-1880, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 266-267.