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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 232

    An unusual oval dutch silver snuff-box

    MARK OF J. MESMAN, SCHOONHOVEN, 1786

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An unusual oval dutch silver snuff-box
    Mark of J. Mesman, Schoonhoven, 1786
    In the French Louis XVI style, navette shaped, the reverse with simulated engine turned engraved geometric panel, the sides and hinged cover decorated ensuite with flowers and foliage, the cover centred by a medallion with the silver-gilt bust of Prince Willem V of Orange, marked inside on upper rim
    8.6 cm. long
    80 gr.


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory no. D334).