Pipe cleaner, Multi-part pipe fitting (1) - .833 silver - Gouda - Netherlands - First half 18th century

Description
Pipe cleaner, Multi-part pipe fitting (1) - .833 silver - Gouda - Netherlands - First half 18th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes

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.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
Multi-part pipe fitting, Pipe cleaner
Material
.833 silver
Designer/ Artist
Gouda
Estimated Period
First half 18th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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