37. A silver lodderein box and a lodderein box
A silver lodderein box and a lodderein box
Schoonhoven, 1806, the button on the top Cornelis Kuypers and The Netherlands, 1843
The first cartouche-shaped. On the lid a silver button with the Dutch Maiden with staff and cap, and the caption BLYHEIT VRYHEIDT. Along the side hunting scenes interspersed by vertical ribs. The second box with hinged lid. The lid and bottom an 18th century ‘scheepjesschelling’ coin from Zeeland. The sides ribbed diagonally.
Second grade silver, approx. weight 20 grams and below Dutch legal silver alloy, approx. weight 17 grams.
H. 3.2 / 2.9 cm
B.W.G. Wttewaal, Nederlands kleinzilver en schepwerk, Uniepers Publishers, Abcoude, 1994, page 103, ill. 288