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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 395

    A SMALL SILVER DUTCH CASTER

    MARK OF JAN CORNELIS VAN HEMERT, MIDDELBURG, 1791

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    A SMALL SILVER DUTCH CASTER
    MARK OF JAN CORNELIS VAN HEMERT, MIDDELBURG, 1791
    Engraved with stiff leaves; also a pair of Dutch silver salts by the same maker, Middelburg, 1790, the openwork sides decorated with garlands and portrait medallions, blue glass liners; a Dutch silver caster in the early 18th century taste with bayonet fitting, 1909; a French vase-shaped fused plate coffee pot with maker's mark, circa 1800; a pair of gadroon-edged navette-shaped salts, mark of GSC, probably Sicilian, 1820; and an unmarked silver-lined and mounted coconut shell dipper, circa 1790, finely carved with military tropies
    the coffee pot 10½ in. (26.8 cm.) high (8)


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