A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756
A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756
A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756
A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756
A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756
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A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:2,250GBP
(9 bids, reserve met)

Lot Details

Description

A DUTCH SILVER TWO-HANDLED SWEETMEAT BASKET, STEVEN JAN VAN HENGEL, AMSTERDAM, 1756


Oval undulating form with rocaille and foliate embellished rims, foliate scroll embellished handles, the openwork body engraved and pierced with rose hips and columbines, on four cast foliate feet.

24.5cm., 9 ⅝ in. over handles

277gr., 8oz. 18dwt.



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Condition Report

Clear marks to underside. Small split to one handle. The centre patched where previously a floral column. The intricate body in good condition.


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