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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 235

    A small dutch silver snuff-box, a pill box and a scent-box

    MARK OF DIRK SMITS, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1770 (NO DATE-LETTER), THE SECOND MARK OF J.F. ORTHLIEP, AMSTERDAM, 1836, THE THIRD MARK OF ANTHONIE DE HOOP, AMSTERDAM, 1771

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A small dutch silver snuff-box, a pill box and a scent-box
    Mark of Dirk Smits, Amsterdam, circa 1770 (no date-letter), the second mark of J.F. Orthliep, Amsterdam, 1836, the third mark of Anthonie de Hoop, Amsterdam, 1771
    The oblong snuff-box with hinged compartment inside and containing a small spoon, the engraved hinged cover geometrically engraved, the circular plain pill box with two hinged domed covers revealing two compartments, the scent-box of cartouche shape the hinged cover with the 'Rape of Europa', marked on bodies
    4 cm. long and smaller
    80 gr. (3)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D324, D475, D585).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 272-273, ill. 843 (left)