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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 242

    A fine dutch silver and shell snuff-box

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A fine dutch silver and shell snuff-box
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1760
    The egg shaped pale brown and lilac shell (Olivia perphyria) with moulded hinged silver mounts and engraved with stylised leaf ornament
    8.5 cm. long


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D367).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 279, ill. 862 and 863.