Dutch silver brazier
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.
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.
-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