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    Sale 2797

    Anton Philips, Entrepreneur & Connoisseur

    6 November 2007, Amsterdam

  • Lot 297

    A silver marriage casket 'knottekistje'

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY FRISIA, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A silver marriage casket 'knottekistje'
    Apparently unmarked, probably Frisia, 17th Century
    Trunk-shaped, on four ball feet, reeded lower and upper rim, the sides each with engraved medallions surrounded by scrolling foliage, the two front ones with pairs of lovers, each side with one medallion, one depicting Justice, the other depicting a seated woman with a book, the back medallion with two men one holding a glass, the hinged domed cover with a pair of lovers and the inscription Getroutotinderdoot, overhead swing handle, cherub mask lockplate
    7.8 cm. wide
    136 gr.


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