A Dutch silver table bell
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A Dutch silver table bell

MARK OF PIETER BARTHOLOMEUS VAN LINDEN, AMSTERDAM, 1778

Details
A Dutch silver table bell
Mark of Pieter Bartholomeus van Linden, Amsterdam, 1778
With moulded bow and similar mid-rib, engraved with two bands of scrolling foliage, the handle formed as a sunflower and a rose on a stalk, the underside of the bowl engraved with an inscription, marked on interior
14.3 cm. (5 5/8 in.) high
254 gr. (8 oz.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 1 June 1989, lot 960 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. G-93).
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Lot Essay

The inscription reads: Ter gedachtenisse der Voltrekking van het 25 Jaerigen Huwelijk van Gt Rijfsnijder & Ebh Hennekes geviert op den 7 Junij 1778*

The translation reads: In memory of the 25th anniversary of the marriage of Jaerigen Huwelijk van Gt Rijfsnijder & Ebh Hennekes celebrated on the 7th June 1778
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