10 December 2007
Two various dutch silver and steel scissors, a needle-case and a knitting needle holder
Mark of J. Rosen, Groningen, circa 1815, the needle-case mark of Cornelis van Hoek, Amsterdam, 1807-1809, the third mark of Dirk Hoep, Hoorn, 1786 and mark of Hendrik Jonker, Leeuwarden, 1810
The first pair of scissors with foliage and birds, the needle case shaped as a folded umbrella, the tapering partly twisted knitting needle holder with the portrait medallion of Zoutman, the second pair of scissors with four cupids, marked on bodies
17 cm. long and smaller
35 gr (weighable silver) (4)
B.W.G. Wttewaall collection (inventory nos. V185, V375, V537, V567).
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B.W.G. Wttewaall, Nederlands Klein Zilver, Abcoude, 2003, pp. 120-121, ill. 332 (middle), 336 (right), pp. 131-132, ill. 368 (left), and p. 133, ill. 374.
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