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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 335

    A fine dutch silver corkscrew

    MARK OF HENDRIK DE WIT, AMSTERDAM, 1773

    Price Realised  

    A fine dutch silver corkscrew
    Mark of Hendrik de Wit, Amsterdam, 1773
    On circular unscrewable base mounted with a bodkin, the baluster stem with lion handle, marked on base
    9.2 cm. high
    gross 57 gr.


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    For an almost identical corkscrew by Hendrik Smook dated 1757 see: B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 170-171, ill. 512 (right).

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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V167).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003,