Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
Lot 111
 

111

† A DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY (V.O.C.) SILVER INGOT SALVAGED FROM THE 'ROOSWIJK' CARGO, CIRCA 1739

Sold for £3,720
Estimated at £3,000 - £5,000

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 

† A DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY (V.O.C.) SILVER INGOT SALVAGED FROM THE ROOSWIJK CARGO, CIRCA 1739

stamped with the mark of the Amsterdam Chamber of the V.O.C., with rampant goat assay master's mark, each stamped 'A' above 'VOC' conjoined
6¼in. (16cm.) long; 63.69 ozt. 1273.81 dwt. (1,981gr.); together with a certificate of authenticity and signed copy of 'Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 4 – The 1740 Dutch East Indiaman "ROOSWIJK"' by Ernie Richard.

Provenance: Rooswijk recovery team - certificate of authenticity Bat Cat. No. RK04A0463

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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