32. A silver snuff box and a silver lodderein box
A silver snuff box and a silver lodderein box
Amsterdam, 1792, Dirk Goedhart and Holland, circa 1800, unclear maker’s mark
The first in the form of a marriage chest, rectangular, with curved lid. With a depiction of a chained couple. On the right two flaming hearts on an altar. The sides decorated with fluting and pendants. On the underside a seated figure of ‘Hope’ with anchor and a seated figure of ‘Love’ with two children at her feet. The lodderein box circular with a curved and hinged lid with a flower.
Second grade silver, approx. weight 40 / 11 grams.
H. 3.2 / 3.3 cm