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

MARK OF CORNELIS DE HAAN, THE HAGUE, 1778, ALSO STRUCK WITH LATER DUTCH DUTY MARK OF 1795 FOR ROTTERDAM

Details
A Dutch silver tobacco-box
Mark of Cornelis de Haan, The Hague, 1778, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1795 for Rotterdam
Bombé, on four leaf feet with moulded foliate and floral border, the body and high domed detachable cover chased with swirling flutes, with flower finial, marked on base
19 cm. (7½ in.) high
574 gr. (18 oz.)
Provenance
With Van Ravenstein, Haarlem, 1996, acquired by
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. G-126).
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Lot Essay

For a similar tobacco-box by the same maker of 1774, made for the Rotterdam Surgeons Guild, see J.W. Frederiks, Dutch Silver, vol. II, The Hague, 1958, no. 529, illustrated pl. 264.
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