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A Dutch silver miniature ewer with cover 'schelpkan'
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A Dutch silver miniature ewer with cover 'schelpkan'

MARK OF FREDERIK VAN STRANT I, AMSTERDAM, 1738

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A Dutch silver miniature ewer with cover 'schelpkan'
Mark of Frederik van Strant I, Amsterdam, 1738
Plain pear-shaped body with scroll handle, hinged low-domed cover with shell thumb-piece, marked on base
6 cm. high
32 gr
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Lot Essay

For an almost indentical ewer by Maria Breda, Amsterdam, 1743, see:
The Dutch interior sale, Christie's, Amsterdam, 15 October 2003, lot 420.
For a similar ewer by Johannes Adrianus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1774, see: K. Duysters, exhibition catalogue, 'Al 's werelds goed, is poppegoed', miniatuurzilver in Nederland, Arnhem, 1999, no. 133, pl. 48.
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