A Dutch silver caster
A Dutch silver caster

MAKER'S MARK OF ANDELE ANDELES, LEEUWARDEN, CIRCA 1720

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A Dutch silver caster
Maker's mark of Andele Andeles, Leeuwarden, circa 1720
Of circular plain form, on top a domed cover with stepped rim, underneath a flat cover used for refill
8cm. (3.1/8in.) high
marked on reverse
118gr.

Lot Essay

Andele Andeles or Andele Eyses (1689-1754) was apprenticed to P. Dortsman in 1699, and became a master in Leeuwarden in 1709. The present caster, with its simple cylindrical form and the sparse decoration on the lid is a good example of Andele's style.
For associated literature, see lot 310A
See illustration

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