A Dutch silver tobacco-box
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A Dutch silver tobacco-box

MARK OF BAREND DE VRIES II, AMSTERDAM, CIRCA 1770

Details
A Dutch silver tobacco-box
Mark of Barend de Vries II, Amsterdam, circa 1770
Rectangular with partly fluted bombé sides, the base and hinged cover stamped in low relief with putti playing in an architectural setting within elaborate rococo cartouche, flowers and foliage on matted ground, marked on upper border
13 cm. (5 1/8 in.) long
170 gr. (5 oz.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 28 October 1975, lot 179 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. G-25).
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