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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 407

    A rare miniature salt-cellar


    Price Realised  


    A rare miniature salt-cellar
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1700
    Triangular, on three ribbed scroll feet, the base centred by a figure holding a spear and shield surrounded by three classical columns supporting the triangular salt-basin, three ball finials
    4.6 cm. high
    23 gr.

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    A very similar example by Jan Bravert, Amsterdam is illustrated in V. Houart, L'Argenterie miniature, Fribourg, 1981, p. 46, no. 40

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    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V755).


    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 327, ill. 997 (left).