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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 227

    A rare dutch silver-gilt dolls' belt-hook with four various sewing implements

    THE SMALL BELT-HOOK MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF PIETER SOMERWIL, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1740, SCISSORS, UNMARKED, POMANDER, UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1680, THE NEEDLECASE AND THIMBLE CASE, EACH MARK OF JAN VAN STAVEREN, AMSTERDAM, 1740

    Price Realised  

    A rare dutch silver-gilt dolls' belt-hook with four various sewing implements
    The small belt-hook maker's mark only of Pieter Somerwil, Amsterdam, circa 1740, scissors, unmarked, pomander, unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1680, the needlecase and thimble case, each mark of Jan van Staveren, Amsterdam, 1740
    The filigree ribbon shaped belt-hook, the plain pair of scissors, needle-case, thimble case and floral enamelled copper pear-shaped pomander, on gilt chains
    15 cm. long
    gross 29 gr.


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V364).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 110-113, ill. 305.