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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 215

    Two various dutch silver cases 'knipkokers' and a mother-of-pearl and silver box

    UNIDENTIFIED MAKER, AMSTERDAM, 1748, THE SECOND 'KNIPKOKER' MARK OF CAROLUS TEN HAM, AMSTERDAM, 1771

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two various dutch silver cases 'knipkokers' and a mother-of-pearl and silver box
    Unidentified maker, Amsterdam, 1748, the second 'knipkoker' mark of Carolus ten Ham, Amsterdam, 1771
    Each case octagonal tapering, the first plain engraved with a coat-of-arms (Scheurleer-van Maaren) and monogram, the second with C-scroll foliage panels, the cover with monogram and the base with a coat-of-arms, the small box with mother-of-pearl base and cover fitted in plain oval mount, marked on bodies
    8.8 cm.
    64 gr. (3)


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    The coat-of-arms are those of B. Scheurleer and J.M. van Maaren who married in 1748.

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    Provenance

    B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V28, V258, V764).


    Literature

    B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 250, 253, ill. 780 and pp. 252, 254, ill. 784.