27 April 2004
(2) Two Dutch silver miniature candlesticks
APPARENTLY NO MAKER'S MARK, EACH ONLY STRUCK WITH TOWNMARK OF AMSTERDAM, 1718-1734
Each on a square domed foot with beaded rim, the lower part of the square fluted stem with a square knop, with detachable square nozzles, marked on nozzles
5.6 cm. high
50 gr. (2)
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For a pair of similar candlesticks by Laurens de Pauw, Haarlem, circa 1715, see: B.W.G. Wttewaal, Nederlands Klein Zilver 1650-1880, Amsterdam, 1994, p. 337, n. 1034, illustrated.
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