Re: Re: So, what is this worth? (Part 204)
204a – A FINE SOLID SILVER DUTCH TABLE BELL SHIP HANDLE MAKER HERBERT HOOIJKAAS.A FINE SOLID SILVER DUTCH TABLE BELL SHIP HANDLE MAKER HERBERT HOOIJKAAS.
A fine solid silver Dutch table bell with sailing ship handle.
Stamped 830 and the makers initials HH which I believe is Herbert Hooijkaas, please see photos.
Not sure how old this is but it is in good condition with no dents or dings and it is in good working order.
Beautiful embossed detail of flowers etc.
It measures approx 45 mm diameter (1.8 in), 65 mm (2.6 in) in height and weighs approx 30.3 grams.
204b – SONNETTE DE COMPTOIR XIX ème en Fonte Cloche
Elégante SONNETTE DE COMPTOIR en fonte argentée (couleur grise), d´époque Napoléon III. Joli décor Anges. Sonnerie double face en état de fonctionnement.
Etat d´usage visible sur les photos sans casse, avec oxydation du nickelage des deux cloches.
Largeur 17,5 cm x hauteur 17 cm.
COUNTER BELLXIX Century Cast Iron Bell
Elegant COUNTER BELL cast in silver (gray), Napoleon III era. Nice decor with Angels. Double sided bell in working condition.
Condition can be seen in the photos, without damage, oxidation of nickel with two bells.
Width 17.5 cm (6.9 in)x height 17 cm (6.7 in).
204c – Museum Bell, Chinaman under Portico, gilt Bronze, Nickel, 19th century
Here, a rare and precious French bell, dating from 1845/60, made from gilt and chased bronze, double bell with 2 sounds. It figures a temple, dome roof, standing on 4 foliaged feet, with 4 caryatids, on centre a well dressed Chinaman is sitting, his copper gong in hands. When you push the button, it sounds on top and under lightly after, with a pleasant bitonal sound. The piece is signed S on character’s breast.
Stunning item, rare to find!
Dimensions: 21.5 x 13 cm, weight is 111 kilo, 1,7 kilo packaged.
Condition is good for bronze, good working order, a light play on some screws, the piece is 170 years old, and present some wear here and there on surface.