4 March 2003
A Dutch silver beaker
Mark of Jarig Gerrits van der Lely, Leeuwarden, 1635
Tapering on plain spreading foot with bands of cording, lozenges and reeding, the upper part engraved with three panels of scrolling flowers and interlacing strapwork enclosing floral sprays, between the panels three human figures, two men and a woman, base inscribed SIR, the rim inscribed ANDRIS*JOHANNES* EN*TZITSKE*EIVWES*ANNO*1654, inside gilding, marked on base
14.5 cm. high
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J.W. Frederiks, Dutch Silver, vol. III, The Hague, 1960, p.92, no. 275, illustrated.
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