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    Sale 5368

    Christie's Interiors

    28 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    A DUTCH SILVER SQUEEZE-ACTION SPICE BOX

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY, A MONOGRAM, POSSIBLY DVL CONJOINED, PERHAPS FOR DIRK VAN LOON (II) OF UTRECHT, CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A DUTCH SILVER SQUEEZE-ACTION SPICE BOX
    MAKER'S MARK ONLY, A MONOGRAM, POSSIBLY DvL CONJOINED, PERHAPS FOR DIRK VAN LOON (II) OF UTRECHT, CIRCA 1680
    Rounded rectangular with gilt interiors, the maker's mark struck inside cover and repeated inside base, the cover engraved with scrolling flowers, the sides at front and back with stiff leafage, the base plain
    1 5/8 in. (4.4 cm.)


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