ANTIQUE BATAVIAN/DUTCH COLONIAL SILVER SALVER, (SCHENKPIERING), BATAVIA CIRCA 1786. This square silver Batavian tray with ornamented rim and corners. A makers mark IAT on the rim. Working for the Dutch East India Company (VOC) in Batavia during the 18th century allowed many Dutchmen to gain considerable wealth.
The Dutch administrators displayed large collections of porcelain, glass and earthenware in their homes, but their silver collections were the most lavish and prized. We can account for their large collections of silver from the records compiled after the death of an official, which listed all the items owned or held within his household.Weight: 854 grams, Length: 31 cms, Width: 31 cms. The item "ANTIQUE BATAVIAN/DUTCH COLONIAL SILVER SALVER, (SCHENKPIERING), CIRCA 1786" is in sale since Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Plates/Platters/Trays". The seller is "josephcohenantiques" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.