Live Auction, 5 March 2018

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R 20 463
Lot 352
A rare Cape silver chatelaine purse, Marthinus Lourens Smith, late 18th/early 19th century

Lot Estimate
R 9 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 20 463

About this Item

A rare Cape silver chatelaine purse, Marthinus Lourens Smith, late 18th/early 19th century


the pierced gable-shaped hinged frame engraved with wrigglework, with button-shaped clasp, surmounted by a bolt-and-ring fitting to a hook-shaped handle, 10,3cm wide, 65g

Literature

Stephan Welz, Cape Silver and Silversmiths, Balkema, Cape Town, 1976, maker’s marks on p. 153


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