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Fine Dutch Colonial Indonesian Casket with Silver Mounts, circa 1706

$10,811.74

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A fine Indonesian Ambonya burl, ebony and teak casket with silver mounts Jakarta (Batavia), circa 1706 (year letter W (1705-1710), marked DV, probably Dirck Vooght The outer rims and four bun feet ebony, with silver lockplate, ornaments and handles. Measures: H 15.2 x W 25 x D 15.4 cm   Note: About Vooght little is known. He was married to Elisabeth Mennes, their daughter, Katharina Helena, was baptized in 1704. Three years later Vooght presented another child for baptism; this time an illegitimate daughter he had fathered on (his slave?) Remia van Macassar. In 1707 Vooght became the standard-bearer for the Westzijdse Burgercompagnie. Just over a year later he is mentioned as “Burgher Sergeant and boss silversmith”. His widow Elisabeth Mennes, described as “bitterly Catholic” was later married to silversmith Jan van Cloon. She died in 1715. The exhibition of colonial silver held in Batavia in 1935 included two commemorative salvers bearing the maker’s mark DV, both dating from between 1705 and 1710.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.99 in. (15.2 cm)Width: 9.85 in. (25 cm)Depth: 6.07 in. (15.4 cm)Seat Height: 17.33 in. (44 cm)
  • Style
    Dutch Colonial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1700-1710
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Amsterdam, NL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5458220948062

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