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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 303

    A rare a fine dutch silver tobacco-box

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY, PROBABLY A TREFOIL, UNIDENTIFIED (CITROEN 1069), AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    A rare a fine dutch silver tobacco-box
    Maker's mark only, probably a trefoil, unidentified (Citroen 1069), Amsterdam, circa 1680
    Oval cast box, the reverse with a scene of Apollo and the Muses after a painting of Hans von Aachen, the bombé sides with scrolling foliage and satyr's masks, the box and hinged cover rim inscribed; Het is een doos van der min and Het meissie staat in sijner sin, the cover decorated in high relief with a rustic couple preparing their meal, marked inside box
    9.4 cm. long
    150 gr.


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D378).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 240-241, ill. 744.