Pair of Dutch silver casters by Martinus van Stapele
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Martinus van Stapele

Pair of Dutch silver casters 1790

Silver
20 cm
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Jacob J. Roosjen SRI

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About the artwork

Urn–shaped casters like these were fashionable during the last two decades of the 18th century. They often occurred in pairs and were intended for sprinkling sugar rather than spices. The latter ones are usually smaller in size and are sometimes part of cruet stands.

Provenance: Private collection, The Netherlands

Associate literature:

E.J. Voet, Merken van Haagsche Goud- en Zilvermerken, Den Haag, 1941
Jet Pijzel, Haags Goud en Zilver, Zwolle, 2005

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