17. A prayer book in silver binding

A prayer book in silver binding
The Netherlands, the binding 17th century, unmarked, the book dated Amsterdam 1781
The front and back with openwork decoration. With central oval medallion flanked by two squirrels. Surmounted by two birds, the lower side with a cherub. All amidst foliate and strapwork motif. The back divided in three segments by ribs and with an engraved scene of King David with his harp. Above and below a grotesque surrounded by scrolls and floral motif. With two hinged locks. The baluster-shaped clamps with openwork harts and floral motif.
Approx. weight 135 grams. Hallmark ZII for 835/000.
H. 8.5 x W. 7 x D. 2.5 cm

€ 8.000 - 12.000
€ 5.400