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Sold for

ZAR 159 320
Lot 348
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot
  • A Dutch silver VOC ingot


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 159 320

About this Item

A Dutch silver VOC ingot


oblong, countermarked with the stamps of the Dutch East India Company (Zeeland Chambers in Middelburg), with assayer’s mark, 14,5cm long, 1445g 

 

Notes

These bars were salvaged from the wreck of the Bredenhof which went down in the Mozambique Channel in 1753.

Provenance

Christie's, Chinese and Japanese Ceramics, Furniture and Works of Art, Amsterdam, 26 October 1993, lot 418.

Christie's, The Bredenhof Bullion, Amsterdam, 4 December 1986.

Property of a Collector.


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