Lot 1 (Silver & Objects of Vertu, 30th October 2020)
An early 18th century Dutch silver miniature ‘toy’ teapot, Amsterdam 1738 by Willem van Strant (active 1727-1742)
Of baluster form upon a short collet foot, the curved spout opposite a C scroll handle, with a pull off domed lid with a ball finial. Marked underneath with makers mark, town mark and date letter D, the lid unmarked.
Length – 4.6 cm / 1.9 inches
Weight – 30 grams / 0.96 ozt
An identical teapot of 1737 by the same maker was sold Bonham’s Knowle, 13 Nov 2007, Lot 130
Sold for £450
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