• The Decorative Arts Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2827

    The Decorative Arts Sale

    22 - 23 September 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 333

    A set of four Dutch silver miniatures toys

    MAKER'S MARK OF PIETER VAN SOMERWIL I, AMSTERDAM, 1738; MAKER'S MARK OF FREDERIK VAN STRANT, AMSTERDAM, 1738; MISSTRUCK MAKER'S MARK, INDISTINCT, AMSTERDAM, 1728; STRUCK WITH LATER DUTCH DUTY MARK, APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A set of four Dutch silver miniatures toys
    Maker's mark of Pieter van Somerwil I, Amsterdam, 1738; maker's mark of Frederik van Strant, Amsterdam, 1738; misstruck maker's mark, indistinct, Amsterdam, 1728; struck with later Dutch duty mark, apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, early 18th Century
    A soldier with sword and lance on a rectangular base; a boy playing with a hoop; a boy playing with a kite on a square base; and a group of the three kings with the star 'Drie Koningen' on a lobed base, marked on bases
    3.1-9 cm. high
    94 gr. (4)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the toy with two men holding a hammer zagemannen is incorrectly illustrated as lot 333 is NOT included in this lot. This toy belongs to lot 332.