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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 271

    Two dutch silver snuff-boxes

    MAKER'S MARK ONLY OF JOHAN FEDDEMA, LEEUWARDEN, CIRCA 1790, ALSO STRUCK WITH LATER DUTCH DUTY-MARKS OF 1812-1813, MARK OF H. VAN DE WOERT, AMSTERDAM, 1773

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two dutch silver snuff-boxes
    Maker's mark only of Johan Feddema, Leeuwarden, circa 1790, also struck with later dutch duty-marks of 1812-1813, mark of H. van de Woert, Amsterdam, 1773
    Cartouche-shaped, the hinged cover with farmer with buckets in C-scroll foliate medallion, the silver-gilt shaped oblong snuff-box with hinged cover with Venus and Adonis in garden and with a dog, marked on bodies
    6.5 cm. long
    79 gr. (2)


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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. D391, D485).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 270-271, ill. 838 (right) and ill. 839 (right).