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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 269

    A rare shoe-shaped dutch silver scent-box and a dutch silver scent-box

    MARK OF PIETER GEYSKES, SCHOONHOVEN, 1807-1809 AND APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1680

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A rare shoe-shaped dutch silver scent-box and a dutch silver scent-box
    Mark of Pieter Geyskes, Schoonhoven, 1807-1809 and apparently unmarked, probably the Netherlands, circa 1680
    Shoe-shaped, the hinged cover with engraved foliage, the circular scent-box, the lift-off cover with two doves and foliage, marked on body
    6 cm. long
    24 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D215, D611).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 77-79, ill. 180 (left)