15 October 2003
A Dutch silver scent box
Mark of Hendrik van Geelen Sr. Schoonhoven, 1777
Shaped square, the body engraved with horizontal wavy lines alternated with stars and dots, conforming hinged cover, marked inside
3.1 cm. high
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B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver en Schepwerk 1650-1880, Abcoude, 1994, p. 72, no.161, illustrated (box at the left).
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