6 December 2004
A Dutch silver miniature inkstand
Mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1738
Rectangular, on four ball feet, fitted with a detachable sander, a detachable inkwell and a penholder, marked on base
7.1 cm. wide
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For an almost identical inkstand made by the same maker in the same year see: Kristin Duysters, 'Al 's werelds goed, is poppe-goed' miniatuurzilver in Nederland, Ede, 1999, no.211, pl. 66.
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