A Dutch silver salver

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A Dutch silver salver

Hendrik Swierink

Amsterdam, 1763

363 gram; 20.9 x 20.9 cm

Also struck with an assay mark of 1795 for Haarlem.


Hendrik Swierink was born in Zwolle in 1693 and became silversmith in Amsterdam in 1726. In 1733 he married Catharina van Huet. The couple lived at Rozengracht, Amsterdam and had two children. Their son Barend, who also became a silversmith, married in 1772, when his father Hendrik had died.


Associate literature:

D.J. Biemond, biographies in Goud en Zilver met Amsterdamse keuren, Amsterdams Historisch Museum, Amsterdam/Zwolle, 2003, p. 474.