• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2767

    Catalogue I. Dutch and Foreign Silver, Objects of Vertu and Judaica. Catalogue II The Wttewaall Silver Collection

    10 December 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 128

    A rare dutch silver miniature book-shaped box, two filigree tops and miniature brazier

    THE FIRST THREE APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, 17TH/18TH CENTURY, THE BRAZIER MARK OF HENDRIK DULLER, AMSTERDAM, DATE-LETTER INDISTINCT, CIRCA 1780, MARKED ON BASE

    Price Realised  

    A rare dutch silver miniature book-shaped box, two filigree tops and miniature brazier
    The first three apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, 17th/18th century, the brazier mark of Hendrik Duller, Amsterdam, date-letter indistinct, circa 1780, marked on base
    The rectangular book-shaped box with two parcel-gilt and filigree applied covers, each revealing four small compartments, the two hexagonal filigree tops each inscribed: ABSTND, the shaped circular brazier with copper liner and partly wood handle, marked on base
    8 cm. long
    gross 51 gr. (4)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Property of a Dutch Lady