Town Hallmark - La Hague (Den Daag) (stork/heron in crowned shield) - see hallmark No. 629, page 71, in Beuque vol. Letter date hallmark - letter "I" in a crowned shield - 1804. Silver standard hallmark - 18/19thc -Lion rampant in crowned shield-dutch standard 934/1000 (better than sterling) see hallmark No. 488, page 55 in Beuque vol.
2201, page 249 in Beuque, vol. Johannes van der Toorn belongs to one of the most productive silversmiths of The Hague in the period around 1800, and well known for his high quality. Brother: Pieter van der Toorn, occupation silversmith. Father: Gregorius van der Toorn, occupation silversmith.
Johannes was born in 1747, and learned that trade from his father. Johannes van der Toorn died in The Hague on November 27th 1832. Johannes had a long and productive life. Silver items made during his tenure include candle sticks, tea caddies, condiment sets, open salts, salvers, pepper pots, chestnut vases, tea sets, hot water jugs (bouillior), pastry baskets, ladles & cutlery and biscuit boxes. Please contact me if you have any questions, and I will be pleased to reply.The item "1804 Dutch Sugar Spoon Sifter antique museum quality Hague Solid Silver Sterling" is in sale since Sunday, December 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "sunny*hawaii" and is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Viet nam, Uruguay, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Peru, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Philippines.