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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 421

    Thirteen various dutch silver miniature toys

    ALL APPARENTLY UNMARKED EXCEPT FOR THE SKIMMER MARK OF ARNOLDUS VAN GEFFEN, AMSTERDAM, 1728-1734

    Price Realised  

    Thirteen various dutch silver miniature toys
    All apparently unmarked except for the skimmer mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1728-1734
    Comprising three pistol-handled knives, four spoons, a fork, a ivory handle coal-shovle, a sugar-caster-spoon, an axe, a pair of scissors and a pierced skimmer, tapering handle, marked on bowl
    9.3 cm. long and smaller
    40 gr. (13)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V654, V659, V699, V704A, V727).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 332, 336, ill. 1016 (top), 1019, (right), 1030 (right), 1031 (right).