15 October 2003
A Dutch silver scent box
Mark of Cornelis Snel, Dordrecht, 1810
Of cabinet shape, the back engraved with a basket of grapes, the sides with instruments, the front as a cabinet, hinged curved cover, marked on upper rim
4 cm. high
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B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver en Schepwerk 1650-1880, Abcoude, 1994, p. 75, no.171, illustrated (box at the right).
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