DUTCH SILVER CRUET SET WITH A PEPPER CASTER
Hendrik Swierinck, Amsterdam, 1759
883 grams all in, 729 grams and 154 grams, 26 cm high including caster
The reverse of the frame displays the inscription of the date 7 Februarij Ao 1759. Above it are traces of a long text, which was erased in the past and therefore illegible. An engraved text with date usually indicates that the object was intended as a gift for a special occasion, in Dutch a so-called pillegift.
Jacob J. Roosjen SRI
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