A pair of Dutch gold bible clasps
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A pair of Dutch gold bible clasps

ROTTERDAM, STRUCK WITH INDISTINCT MAKER'S MARK AND DATE-LETTER PROBABLY FOR 1762

Details
A pair of Dutch gold bible clasps
Rotterdam, struck with indistinct maker's mark and date-letter probably for 1762
Each with two hinged book mounts chased with one of the four Evangelists, one depicting Moses, the other Abraham, on a matted ground with C-scroll foliate borders, each fully marked
11.5 cm. (4¾ in.) high
123 gr. (3 oz.) (2)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 20 May 1988, lot 890 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. F-242).
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