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Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1805
Period: George IV
Year: 1830
Silversmith: Pieter Kuijlenburg
Place: Schoonhoven
Price: $ 330.00
Weight: 43 grams
Dimensions: 16.4 cm length, bowl 8.8 cm
Condition: Excellent. All piercing perfectly preserved.

Description: A lovely Dutch silver sugar sifter in the Empire style, made by Pieter Kuijlenburg in Schoonhoven in 1830. The sifter ladle has a wide oval curved bowl, quite deep, with a beaded rim, and intricate piercing of the bowl. The centre is an eight pointed star, with 8 radiating arrows interspersed with patterned dots, surrounded by a cross and semi circle pattern. The curved, elegant handle has a pointed terminal, it is beautifully engraved with a bright cut pattern, including stems with leaves and flowers. The Empire style is a Neo-Classical revival style, that became popular in France, Belgium and the Netherlands after the rise of Napoleon. The hallmarks include makers mark PKB under kappie for Pieter Kuijlenburg, Lion passant 2nd standard (833 purity), Minerva head duty mark, and date letter script V for 1830 (the date letter struck inside the bowl). Kuijlenburg worked in Schoonhoven as a silversmith between 1818 and 1831, he was born in 1791 and died in 1868, he had 6 children including Adrianus who was also a silversmith.
Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
Dutch silver empire sugar sifter - zilveren strooilepel

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
zilveren Strooilepel back

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
dutch silver sugar sifter - handle

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
Pierced bowl - silver sugar sifter

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
back of pierced bowl

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
Dutch silver hallmarks - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
Date letter V 1830

Dutch Antique Silver Empire Sugar Sifter (Zilveren Strooilepel) - Pieter Kuijlenburg, Schoonhoven
scale

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