Silver from a bible, 18th century?

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Vantlicht
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Silver from a bible, 18th century?

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Again a puzzle for me.

It looks like the makerskmark is TS, the rest is not clear for me. If I look at the book of Citroen I see some TS makersmarks, but nobody corresponds with the other marks. I appreciate help from you....

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Re: Silver from a bible, 18th century?

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Two silver bible corner pieces, and an ornamental piece.

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Town mark, a bell for the city of Franeker, province of Friesland
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franeker

Two lions passant, the province of Friesland 1st standard mark for silver minimum 934/000
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Friesian year letter, G (faded) for 1759

The maker's mark TS for Tammo Salverda, active in Franeker 1732-1765
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Merken van Friesche goud en zilver smeden door Elias Voet Jr, published in 1932.
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Peter.

Source; Karel Citroen, Dutch Goldsmiths'and silversmiths'Marks and Names prior to 1812, Merken van Friesche goud en zilver smeden door Elias Voet Jr, published in 1932.
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