15 October 2003
A Dutch silver scent box
Mark of Dirk Goedhart, Amsterdam, 1805, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1807
Of cabinet form, two sides and back chased and embossed with farmer scenes, the front shaped as a cabinet, the hinged curved cover with a romantic scene, inside gilding, marked on base and upper rim
4.2 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 left).
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