Lot 608
  • 608

A DUTCH SILVER TABLE BELL , HENDRICK GRISTE I, AMSTERDAM, 1742 |

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
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Description

  • 11.7cm., 4 5/8 in. high
the handle panelled inverted baluster form with coronet finial, the girdled body engraved with scrolling foliage, 14.3cm., 5 5/8in. high, with a continental silver tea caddy, probably Dutch or German, circa 1720, rectangular with cable rims, pull-off cover and sliding base, engraved with an accolle coat-of arms  

Provenance

The arms on the tea caddy are those of Gaisberg, of Silesia and W├╝rttemberg, and those of Langenau, of Silesia.

Condition

Both with clear marks. The bell with scratches, scuffs and dings around the rim, handle slightly leaning, engraving good, good marks, very good gauge. The caddy in good order, marked only to the sliding base, good marks
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