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    Sale 12037

    Interiors

    8 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 214

    A DUTCH SILVER TOBACCO-BOX

    MARK OF JACOB ABRAM BARBE, THE HAGUE, 1788

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    A DUTCH SILVER TOBACCO-BOX
    MARK OF JACOB ABRAM BARBE, THE HAGUE, 1788
    Oval, the cover with a medallion depicting William V, Prince of Orance and Nassau, surrounded by military trophies, the side engraved WILLIAM DE VFY DE PRINS VAN ORANJESS HERSTELD DEN 9/20 ANO 1787, the inside engraved with the Royal Dutch arms, the base with depiction of an orange tree and figures, marked to the interior lip
    5 1/4 in. (13.5 cm.) wide


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