The cover and finial of the offered ewer are detachable, which indicates this ewer has been made to function as chocolate-pot too.
Another ewer and basin from 1749 by Arend Hoogland from Haarlem (J.W. Frederiks, Dutch silver, Part II, no. 371) owned by the Dutch Reformed Church in Alkmaar.
An earlier ewer and basin by Reynier Boldijn, Amsterdam 1736 is preserved in the Amsterdam Historisch Museum.
Christie's Amsterdam sold a ewer and basin by Alger Mensma, Amsterdam 1728, on December 3, 1992 (lot 1071).
The coat-of-arms are those of Rengers