27 April 2004
A Dutch silver miniature toy
Mark of Jan Borduur, Amsterdam, 1752
A boy holding a stick in his right hand with a bird sitting on it, marked underneath base
5.5 cm. high
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For a similar toy made by Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1742, see: K. Duysters, "Al 's werelds goed is poppe-goed" miniatuurzilver in Nederland, Arnhem, 1999, p. 33, n. 18, illustrated p. 9.
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