Auction 15.10.2003

Christie's
Amsterdam

Date of the auction: 15.10.2003

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A Dutch miniature mahogany longcase clock

A Dutch miniature mahogany longcase clock Early 20th Century The case with bombé plinth and canted angles, on claw-and-ball feet, the rectangular trunk with a glazed lenticle with gilt-metal mount, the hood with turned ebonised pilasters with gilt-metal capitals, centred by a clasp, surmounted by

Lot #: 401

Estimate: €400 - €600

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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Charles van den Eycken (Belgian, 1859-1923)

Charles van den Eycken (Belgian, 1859-1923) A dog's diner signed with monogram (upper left) oil on panel 7.5 x 5.5 cm

Lot #: 402

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Swiss silver and blue enamelled miniature travelling clock

A Swiss silver and blue enamelled miniature travelling clock Struck Geneva Clock & Co Swiss , Swiss, late 19th/20th Century, numbered 10310 Of rectangular form, on four button feet, the blue enamelled body with oval front for clock, hinged oval handle on top, in fitted case, marked on base 4.2 cm

Lot #: 405

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature chatelaine

A Dutch silver miniature chatelaine Apparently no maker's mark, Amsterdam, first half 18th Century, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1807, the thimble struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1831-1853, rest of the implements unmarked The plain belt-hook with shaped flower filigree front, with

Lot #: 406

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature birdcage

A Dutch silver miniature birdcage Mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1767, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1853-1927 Of tapering domed shape, on four baluster supports, plain domed circular top with ring handle 7.5 cm. high 82 gr

Lot #: 407

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature pair of snuffers

A Dutch silver miniature pair of snuffers Apparently unmarked, The Netherlands, 18th Century, only struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1859-1893 Of traditional form, marked on handles 4.7 cm. long 4 gr

Lot #: 408

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver thimble

A Dutch silver thimble Maker's mark a wheel, apparently unknown, Amsterdam, 1783 Of traditional form, the pricked body with a lower band stamped with a hare hunt, rope lower rim, marked on body 2 cm. high 6 gr

Lot #: 409

Estimate: €300 - €400

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy

A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy Mark of Frederik van Strant II, Amsterdam, 1737 On a circular domed plain base, the plain tapering oval body with a band of curves, detachable cover with shaped finial, marked on base and cover 5.2 cm. high 26 gr

Lot #: 410

Estimate: €700 - €900

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy

A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy Maker's mark indistinct, Amsterdam, 1718-1734, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1906-1953 On a circular beaded rim, the partly fluted tapering body with detachable circular cover with central flower and beaded rim, marked on base, cover and neck 4.7 cm

Lot #: 411

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy

A Dutch silver miniature teacaddy Mark of Johannes Adrianus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1777 On a circular foot with corded rim, the tapering plain body with an upper corded band with a band of stylised leaves above, detachable cover with baluster finial, marked on neck 5.1 cm. high 32 gr

Lot #: 412

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature beaker on foot

A Dutch silver miniature beaker on foot Apparently unmarked, The Netherlands, late 17th Century The lobbed hexagonal base rising to a knobbed stem with three applied scrolls supporting the hexagonal bowl engraved with foliate and flowers 6 cm. high 26 gr

Lot #: 413

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature coffee-mill

A Dutch silver miniature coffee-mill Mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1728-1734, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1853-1927 Realistically shaped, the body with working drawer, the upper part with a circular mill with curved handle for grinding, marked on base 3.6 cm. high 36 gr

Lot #: 415

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature spittoon

A Dutch silver miniature spittoon Mark of Hendrik Duller, Amsterdam, 1776-1811 The plain spittoon on a circular footrim and plain everted border, marked on base 2.5 cm. high 12 gr

Lot #: 416

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature spittoon

A Dutch silver miniature spittoon Mark of Frederik van Strant II, Amsterdam, 1737 Of usual form with plain everted border, scroll handle and plain footrim, marked on border 2.5 cm. high 18 gr

Lot #: 417

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature pestle and mortar

A Dutch silver miniature pestle and mortar Mark of Hendrik Duller, Amsterdam, 1807-1809; the pestle only struck with later Dutch duty mark The circular tapering body with a plain band and two handles, everted rim and plain pestle, marked on base 2.5 cm. high 16 gr

Lot #: 418

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature mustard pot

A Dutch silver miniature mustard pot Marks indistinct, The Netherlands, 18th Century, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1807 On circular domed base rising to a plain body, double scroll handle, hinged cover with baluster finial, marked on base 5.8 cm. high 32 gr

Lot #: 419

Estimate: €800 - €1,000

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature ewer with cover "schelp-kan"

A Dutch silver miniature ewer with cover "schelp-kan" Mark of Maria Breda, Amsterdam, 1743, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1853-1927 and a later French duty mark of 1864-1893 Plain pear-shaped body with scroll handle, hinged slightly domed cover with shell thumb-piece, marked on base 5.2

Lot #: 420

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature basket

A Dutch silver miniature basket Mark of Pieter van Somerwil I, Amsterdam, 1737 Realistically shaped with plain loop handle, marked on base 4.8 cm. high 26 gr

Lot #: 421

Estimate: €500 - €700

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature flat iron

A Dutch silver miniature flat iron Apparently only struck twice with possible maker's mark of Hubertus van Buul, Bois-le-Duc, 1801-1811 Realistically shaped with hinged upper part, marked on cover 3.6 cm. long 18 gr

Lot #: 422

Estimate: €500 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature flat iron

A Dutch silver miniature flat iron Mark of Johannes van Somerwil, Amsterdam, 1760, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1807 and 1853-1927 Realistically shaped, with hinged upper part and plain handle, marked on body 4.3 cm. long 26 gr

Lot #: 423

Estimate: €700 - €900

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature strainer

A Dutch silver miniature strainer Only struck with maker's mark a rose (probably Citroen, no. 99), Haarlem, circa 1690, handle struck with town mark of Amsterdam and later Dutch duty mark of 1807 and 1853-1927 On a plain circular rim, the circular body openworked with dots and crosses, engraved

Lot #: 424

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A parcel-gilt arte povera and simulated marble miniature cabinet

A parcel-gilt arte povera and simulated marble miniature cabinet Late 18th Century, German, possibly Bohemian The astragal glazed doors and sides decorated behind glass with various hand coloured engravings, depicting pastoral scenes, city scenes and soldiers, the interior conformingly decorated and

Lot #: 426

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,500

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature "poffertjes pan"

A Dutch silver miniature "poffertjes pan" Maker's mark of Johannes Adrianus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1781, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1906-1953 Of traditional form with a bone baluster handle, marked on base and handle 14.7 cm. long gross 18 gr

Lot #: 427

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature waffle iron

A Dutch silver miniature waffle iron Struck twice with maker's mark only of Wessel Jansen, Amsterdam, late 17th Century Realistically shaped, decorated with scrolls and flowers, marked on handle 7.5 cm. long 12 gr

Lot #: 429

Estimate: €100 - €200

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch Colonial teak miniature collector's cabinet

A Dutch Colonial teak miniature collector's cabinet 18th Century The arched moulded cornice above a pair of doors containing thirteen drawers, above two base-drawers, on bracket feet 81 cm. high x 50 cm. wide x 23 cm. deep

Lot #: 431

Estimate: €2,200 - €2,800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature waffle iron

A Dutch silver miniature waffle iron Mark of Jan Breda, Amsterdam, 1718-1725, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1831-1853 Realistically shaped, decorated with scrolls and flowers, one handle inscribed 109 , marked on handle 10.7 cm. long 36 gr

Lot #: 434

Estimate: €200 - €300

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature tazza

A Dutch silver miniature tazza Mark of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1728-1734, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1859-1893 On a domed circular footrim, plain circular top with chased border, marked on base 5.8 cm. diam. 18 gr

Lot #: 442

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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A Dutch silver miniature trivet with fish

A Dutch silver miniature trivet with fish Bearing marks of Arnoldus van Geffen, Amsterdam, 1728-1769 The trivet with an applied fish, shaped handle with ring finial, marked on handle 6.5 cm. long 10 gr

Lot #: 445

Estimate: €100 - €200

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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Dutch School, 17th Century

Dutch School, 17th Century Portrait of a gentleman, small half-length, wearing armour and a white lace collar before a red curtain; a Portrait of a gentleman, small bust-length, wearing a white, pleated collar oil on copper, oval 10.3 x 7.2 cm. and 6.3 x 4.8 cm. two (2

Lot #: 446

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 15 Oct 2003

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Three various Dutch silver miniature cooking pots

Three various Dutch silver miniature cooking pots Marks indistinct, The Netherlands, 18th Century, also struck with later Dutch duty mark of 1807 and 1831-1853, one cooking pot apparently only struck with Dutch duty mark of 1795 for Alkmaar and the other with indistinct maker's mark, Haarlem, 18th

Lot #: 447

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 15 Oct 2003