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by oel
Sat May 25, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: London Hallmarks
Topic: Additional Mark
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Additional Mark

Hi, Phil , an import and duty mark Kingdom of Belgium, used 1 March 1832 till first January 1869. The mark a gothic E in a double ringed round shield. E= étranger=foreign. This mark does not give any guarantee of a precious metal standard of fineness. Used on metal with 250 minimum gold or silver co...
by oel
Thu May 23, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Silverplate Trademarks - Worldwide
Topic: Confused about markings
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: Confused about markings

Hi welcome to the forum. For help how to attach and embedded images see;
viewtopic.php?f=5&t=42199

Peter.
by oel
Mon May 20, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Pair of silver hands !!
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Pair of silver hands !!

Yes, I believe JayT got it. Ribbon bookmark it is. Peter. Here is another one: Victorian Bookmark Ribbon & Silver Plate Hands Snake Bracelets Red Stone Rings https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/isjH8x.jpg This Victorian bookmark was found in a old Hymnal book. The ribbon is in very...
by oel
Mon May 20, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Mystery Objects
Topic: Pair of silver hands !!
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: Pair of silver hands !!

Black ribbon with two left or two right hands. Perhaps a mourning ribbon? Worn auround the neck of widow? The Romans took the snake symbol to mean everlasting love. The Victorian era brought snake jewellery into the limelight after Prince Albert proposed to Queen Victoria with a ring in the image of...
by oel
Sun May 19, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Middle East
Topic: Persian silver bowl? Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 127

Re: Persian silver bowl? Help!

Hi, welcome to the forum.In order for someone to be able to look at the details of the marks we need a clear and enhanced image of all marks.Macro(tulip) function digital camera will do it.

Peter.
by oel
Sat May 18, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.

Thank you both.

Yes, bottom to top to describe (Dutch) silver is used by all major Auction House in Holland and all over the world. Convention rules for silver are used by proffesional appraisers. Whom am I to go aigainst the rules. Bottom to Top it must be. OK JayT Je maintiendrai

Cheers,

Peter
by oel
Fri May 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.

"To put in my two-penny worth" for the catalog; late 17 century Dutch coffee urn conical shaped body, applied leafy decoration, cut- card technique, attached to the upper body two "sea horse" or scroll type handels, with three decorative taps attached to the lower body, gadrooned...
by oel
Fri May 17, 2019 1:24 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.

Hi Aguest, The crowned V is a later applied duty mark. Crowned V for large items; duty mark for foreign and other untaxed objects used 1814-1893. This duty mark does not give any guarantee of a precious metal standard of fineness. This mark has been used on metal with a 250 minimum silver content as...
by oel
Thu May 16, 2019 6:42 am
Forum: German, French, Dutch, Russian, Scandinavian or Other - Single Image
Topic: Help with marks please
Replies: 4
Views: 378

Re: Help with marks please

Image

Jean Baptiste Philippe Brichaut, Brussels
Assayer's mark JB monogram in upright barrel

http://www.divaantwerp.be/nl/collection ... ie/s200564


Peter.
by oel
Wed May 15, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.
Replies: 10
Views: 408

Re: Physical description of a large Dutch silver Coffee Pot, late 17th century.

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/yWJwGr.jpg Hi Gary, You are showing us a whopper of a coffee urn. Great piece of work! Horatius van de Velde, registered in Arnhem 1659-1701. Maker's mark HVDV (conjoined). The museum of Arnhem shows us another silver water kettle made by Horatius v...
by oel
Sun May 05, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Thomas Sybrand Hicht Dokkum Spoon?
Replies: 6
Views: 401

Re: Thomas Sybrand Hicht Dokkum Spoon?

After consult with Mr. Jan Schipper of http://www.zilverstudie.nl/ Mr Jan Schipper kindly informed me. The text of the 1932 edition of the Friese Voet (Merken van Friesche Goud en Zilversmeden door Elias Voet Jr. 1932 page 233). The text in question contains a number of factual inaccuracies. For exa...
by oel
Sat May 04, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Thomas Sybrand Hicht Dokkum Spoon?
Replies: 6
Views: 401

Re: Thomas Sybrand Hicht Dokkum Spoon?

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/uv4abb.jpg Hi, Interesting spoon and yes like you mentioned herewith a spoon with similar engravings; crest of the shoe-making guild see: https://www.oks.nl/collection-detail/732no-04041 The town mark of Dokkum should be three stars under a crescent...
by oel
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Museum Exhibitions - Silver - Temporary
Topic: Rare series of 18th century jewellery designs in DIVA museum
Replies: 0
Views: 295

Rare series of 18th century jewellery designs in DIVA museum

ABOUT DIVA, ANTWERP HOME OF DIAMONDS http://www.divaantwerp.be/nl#0 DIVA is the new diamond museum in Antwerp. A themed exhibition trail will take them on a journey through Antwerp’s diamond story, from illustrious past to awe-inspiring present. Some 600 objects from DIVA’s collection are presented...
by oel
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: dont know this mark Georgian Combination wax seal and holder
Replies: 8
Views: 602

Re: dont know this mark Georgian Combination wax seal and holder

No Dendriet you wrote it in a presumptuous way. Simply say you have no access to your reference books.


Peter.
by oel
Mon Apr 29, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: dont know this mark Georgian Combination wax seal and holder
Replies: 8
Views: 602

Re: dont know this mark Georgian Combination wax seal and holder

Reference; Dutch Goldsmiths' and silversmiths' marks and names prior to 1812 by Citroen mentioned PH for; Pieter 't Hart Schoonhoven 1788 -1791. Zilversmeden van de Stad Schoonhoven by S. A. C Begeer, E. Hak & L. Linhart-du Cloux mentioned PH for; Pieter 't Hart Schoonhoven 1778-1791, new guild ...
by oel
Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: dont know this mark Georgian Combination wax seal and holder
Replies: 8
Views: 602

Re: dont know this mark Georgain Combination wax seal and holder

https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q90/924/DMsNN4.jpg In Dutch called " zilveren lakkoker" and indeed Schoonhoven town mark, the four lions rampant facing left See Schoonhoven: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=32028#p82869 The maker's mark, I believe to be, PH ...
by oel
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Far East
Topic: Maker of this old Japan pure silver bowl?
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Maker of this old Japan pure silver bowl?

Hi, indeed Japanese; Jun-Gin silver pure 999-1000 fineness. Below the Jun-Gin the logo of the firm of Miyamoto Shoko, located in Tokyo, Japan. The characters separately say that the piece was "humbly"made by Miyamoto. For more information see: http://www.925-1000.com/forum/search.php?keywo...
by oel
Sat Apr 27, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: I have No Idea What This Is Or Who Made It
Replies: 9
Views: 1079

Re: I have No Idea What This Is Or Who Made It

Checked the maker's mark of; Johan D.(Diederik) Jansen in rectangle ; IDI with serif . Johan D. Jansen known maker of dinner sets, tobacco jars, kettles and sauce boats. The belt hook maker's mark unknown /perhaps possibly made by Johan. D. Jansen. In Dutch the hook is called zilveren wol haak/naaih...
by oel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Other Countries
Topic: Which country?
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: Which country?

Yes, confirmed maker's mark a beaker/cup or mortar(?) for Antoon de Readt http://www.divaantwerp.be/nl/collection/zoek-in-de-collectie/s7577/search/general:de-raedt# Gratitude; Dr. Wim Nys Head of Collections and Research DIVA, Museum voor Edelsmeedkunst, Juwelen en Diamant in Antwerpen (Antwerp), B...
by oel
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Dutch Silver
Topic: Makers Mark ID on Ladle
Replies: 7
Views: 3150

Re: Makers Mark ID on Ladle

Hi Fishless,

Yes, you completed the family. The father of Johannes Wilhelm was Johannes Hendrikus Tarner, registered silversmith in Amsterdam from 1840/1879 with maker's mark HT under a spoon. Indeed year letter a for 1860.

Cheers,


Peter

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