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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 460

    A rare Dutch silver miniature fountain


    Price Realised  


    A rare Dutch silver miniature fountain
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1650
    In the Italian style, realistically shaped, square with four bows, on eight ball feet, openwork gallery, the basin on square and baluster column and surmounted by a Roman warrior, four simulated jets of water
    9 cm. high
    80 gr.

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    According to B.W.G. Wttewaall, this fountain may have been made for a dollshouse garden.

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    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V713).


    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver Abcoude, 2003, p. 326, ill. 991.