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    Sale 2825

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    30 June - 1 July 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 9

    A LARGE DUTCH BRONZE MORTAR

    BY GERRIT SCHIMMEL (D. 1707), DEVENTER , CIRCA 1668

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE DUTCH BRONZE MORTAR
    BY GERRIT SCHIMMEL (D. 1707), DEVENTER , CIRCA 1668
    The flaring rim with inscription GERRIT SCHIMMEL ME FECIT DAVENTRIAE ANNO 1668, the waisted body cast with a band with masks, flower-filled vases, arabesques and flower-swags and with a band with a boar hunt, the body with a horizontal crack
    28 cm. high and 36 cm. diam.


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    Gerrit Schimmel active from 1664 until 1705 in Deventer.

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    Literature

    dr. D.A. Wittop Koning, Nederlandse vijzels, 1989, p. 59, Afb. 61.