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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 244

    A fine dutch silver-mounted and shell snuff-box

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1760

    Price Realised  

    A fine dutch silver-mounted and shell snuff-box
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1760
    The box by a shell (Cypraca tygris), the silver-mounted and the hinged cover decorated with floral scrolls and engraved foliage, plain reeded hinge mount
    8.2 cm. long


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D368).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 278-279, ill. 862 and 863.