Silver multi-part pipe utensils, The Netherlands, Gouda, ca. 1725-1735.
With key-shaped holder, S-shaped reinforcements and stylized female figures on the sides. Five different instruments.
See: B.W.G. Wittewaall, Nederlands klein zilver en schepwerk 1650-1880, Abcoude 1994, pg. 251-254.
City mark coat of arms Gouda (small mark, 833 dz), year letter W (presumably 1726), unclear master mark (possibly horse’s head), tax mark axe (for objects with marks from before 1814, which were re-introduced on the market).
Length: 7.8 cm Length in folded state: 14.5 cm. Width: 4.6 cm.
Weight: 44 grams.
In good condition. The S-shaped reinforcements are slightly damaged on one side. May have had a cachet or ring on the bottom.
- No. of items
- Multi-part pipe fitting, Pipe cleaner
- .833 silver
- Designer/ Artist
- Estimated Period
- First half 18th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes