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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 221

    A german silver pomander/sewing necessaire

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, GERMANY, CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    A german silver pomander/sewing necessaire
    Apparently unmarked, Germany, circa 1680
    Circular, baluster-shaped, formed by unscrewable, needle-case with signet, a container with spool finial
    11 cm. long
    35 gr.


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    Cf. B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp.135-136, ill. 384-385, for a similar later sewing necessaire.

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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V31).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 66-67, ill. 144.