1797 Miniature Dutch Silver Box


This tiny box is typical of Dutch boxes of the period. It stands a mere 3.5 cm tall, is 3 cm wide and 2 cm deep. It weights 16 grams. On the base it is dated in pricket , T. W 1797. The silversmith's stamp of a conjoined HB is also present. The lid is hinged. Each side has a scene featuring a human engaged in an activity, The top shows a man fishing.

Possibly Hendrik Boshart active 175801901, Middelburg, Zeeland.

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