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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 275

    A fine dutch silver scent-box and a dutch silver boite-a-mouches

    MARK OF JACOBUS VAN DEN BERG, ROTTERDAM, 1753 AND MAKER'S MARK ONLY HF, UNIDENTIFIED PROBABLY CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A fine dutch silver scent-box and a dutch silver boite-a-mouches
    Mark of Jacobus van den Berg, Rotterdam, 1753 and maker's mark only HF, unidentified probably circa 1700
    The baluster and octagonal plain scent-box with hinged domed cover with floral oranament, the circular box with lift-off cover set with a Haarlem medal designed by Romeyn de Hooge, marked on bodies
    4.3 cm. diam.
    50 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D330, D612).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 72-73, ill. 159 (middle) and pp. 88-89, ill. 223-225.