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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 325

    A fine steel and silver knife and fork, in fish-skin fitted case

    MARK OF J. MENSE, AMSTERDAM, 1729-1734

    Price Realised  

    A fine steel and silver knife and fork, in fish-skin fitted case
    Mark of J. Mense, Amsterdam, 1729-1734
    Each with plain pistol handle, the knife with steel blade, in pale green polished fish-skin case, marked on handle
    16.5 cm. long (case)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. S700).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 184-185, ill. 557.