Posted 2 years ago
An antique silver cachet on two sites depicting beautifully detailed acorns with leaves as a symbol of prosperity and happiness.
Measures: 3 x 2.5 cm.
There are two marks.
PC114 for Paul Riddersma Cabboes. Born in Oldersum in 1805. In 1835, silversmith and thread worker in Leeuwarden (Leeuwarden is the capital of the province of Friesland, in the northwest of the Netherlands). In 1845 also merchant. Deceased in Leeuwarden in 1859.
2. Old Dutch sword silver mark.
These sword Marks used 1814-1905 as the standard mark on articles too small for the full hallmarking. They were also used to mark the excess pieces of fully hallmarked objects made of multiple parts.