Dutch silver brazier

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Dutch silver brazier

Lucas Claterbos

Amsterdam, 1745

279 grams excluding copper liner; 15,2 cm diameter, 7,2 cm high


The silver brazier raised on three scroll supports displays a broad shaped and pierced border with shell ornaments. The red-copper liner is fitted with a screw at the reverse. Fully marked at the reverse and displaying an assay stripe.


The silversmith

Lucas Claterbos was born in 1709, as son of Lucas Claterbos (1657-17180) by his third wife Wendelina Hennekin from Deventer. Lucas became silversmith in Amsterdam in 1735 and died in ‘the Proveniershuis’ in Haarlem.


Associate literature:

-E. Voet jr., Merken van Amsterdamse goud- en zilversmeden, Den Haag, 1912

-K.A. Citroen, Amsterdamse zilversmeden, Amsterdam, 1975

-B.C. Sliggers, Augustijn Claterbos, 1750-1828, Zwolle, 1990