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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 101

    An unsual dutch silver and shell nutmeg grater

    APPARENTLY UNMARKED, THE NETHERLANDS, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    An unsual dutch silver and shell nutmeg grater
    Apparently unmarked, the Netherlands, circa 1770
    Oval, the silver-mounted shell (Olivia perphyria) base and hinged cover, revealing a hinged steel grater, the silver mounts with moulded and reeded bands
    6.7 cm. long
    gross 36 gr.


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    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 208, 210, ill. 651.