He collected many European antiques, but didnt leave notes. Design features seven ornately-decorated panels. A bird appears on each side and under the spout Phoenix? The four remaining panels include primarily flowers, vines and scrolls. Some wear from use and age.Due to its 120+ years of use, it is not quite symmetric, but is slightly bent (see top and back views). No major dents and only a few minor blemishes noted. Due to extreme magnification needed to show the hallmark, very slight scratches appear far worse than they look to the naked eye. Measures approximately 7 ½ x 3 1/2 x 4 ¾ inches Weighs approximately 255 grams 9 oz.
8.2 troy ounces Based on the purity, the calculated pure silver content weighs about 6.8 troy ounces. We are not experts in this area, but found on-line instructions on hallmarks. We believe these are accurate, but check the photos. Makers Mark: hammer and R, used by S & H Reitsma Gebr. City of Sneek, Netherlands, from 1892 1949.
Lion Passant with 2: minimum. Overlapping key means designated for export. Duty mark: Minerva helmet with B indicates the Utrecht duty office. On base - difficult to see and photograph. Date mark letter: Script O for 1898.
The item "Antique 19th Century Dutch Silver 833 Gravy Sauce Boat Ornate Repousse 1898" is in sale since Saturday, July 13, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Alloys (.
The seller is "recollections" and is located in Westford, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.