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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 461

    A rare pair of dutch silver miniature wallsconces

    MARK OF WESSEL JANSEN, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1660, ONE ALSO MARKED WITH LATER DUTCH DUTY-MARK OF 1795 FOR ZIERIKZEE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A rare pair of dutch silver miniature wallsconces
    Mark of Wessel Jansen, Amsterdam, circa 1660, one also marked with later dutch duty-mark of 1795 for Zierikzee
    Each with demi lune basin decorated with embossed dolphin, cylindrical candle holder, the shaped backplate with two dolphins, vacant shield, marked on backplate
    7 cm. high
    33 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. V675).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, p. 340, ill. 1055 (left).