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Evet Bot (1744-1789) A Beautifully Engraved 18th Century Tobacco Box

Silver
Amsterdam, 1770
Maker's mark of Evert Bot
Length: 16cm, 6.2in
Weight: 242.5g, 7oz 16dwt

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Silversmith Biography

Evert Bot was a small worker who specialized in engraved tobaocco boxes. In 1774 his establishment is recorded at Leidsedwars Straat

Description

Of rounded oblong shape the box's top and underside chased and engraved with biblical scenes of adam & Eve. The sides engraved with town scenes of Amsterdam