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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 268

    An early and rare dutch silver snuff-box and scent-box

    MARK OF FREDERICUS GHYSEN, THE HAGUE, 1746, THE SCENT-BOX APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1730

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An early and rare dutch silver snuff-box and scent-box
    Mark of Fredericus Ghysen, The Hague, 1746, the scent-box apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1730
    Oblong, the plain low domed base and hinged cover with reeded bands and scroll thumbpiece, gilt inside, the inside hinged cover with oval knop handle, the octagonal scent-box with three engraved Commedia dell' Arte figures, the cover hinge with applied leaf and engraved with bird, marked on body
    4 cm. long
    27 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D298, D638).


    Literature

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