• Breepark - Breda


Three-part silver tea set

after design by Hendrik van den Eijnde executed by Fa J.M.van Kempen & Zn.

Called this service “Torpedo” you can safely call it one of the icons in 20th century silver.
Hendrik van den Eijnde was a sculptor who, among other things, designed the images for the shipping house in Amsterdam, the images at Radio Kootwijk and the images for the premises of the Bijenkorf in Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

3-part copper tea set

Made at the Amstelhoek studio in Amsterdam around 1900.
This service, designed by Jan Eisenloeffel, is entirely hand-driven and beautifully decorated with green and blue enamel.
The atelier of Amstelhoek was founded in 1897 by Willem Hoeker.

Amstelhoek started with the manufacture of ceramics and from 1900 it was also involved in the manufacture of metal and furniture.
Jan Eisenloeffel was artistic director of the metal workshop where he left in 1902 and in 1903 Amstelhoek ceased to exist.

Two art deco silver vegetable bowls with lid and a sauce bowl.

Made in Germany around 1930 by Wilkens and Söhne.

Sauce bowl ∅ 20 cm, high 8 cm, heavy 513 grams.

Vegetable bowls ∅ 23 cm, high 12 cm,
heavy together 2037 grams.

Art Nouveau silver sauce bowl with saucer.

Made by the French silversmith Alphonse Debain around 1900.

The handle consists of a beautifully designed female figure.

Saucer ∅18cm bowl ∅ 11cm, high 10 cm, heavy together 483 grams.

Silver wine lever made in 1848 in the Netherlands

High 27 cm, wide 27 cm, heavy 136 grams.

Two wooden trucks made at Ado in Apeldoorn / Bilthoven.

Ado initially stood for Arbied due to the inferior, later this changed to Apart Doelelijk Indestructible.
The first Ado toys from the period 1925-1933 were made by tuberculosis patients from the Berg en Bosch sanatorium in Apeldoorn as part of a therapy for their return to society.

Mahogany cigar box with silver fittings.

Made by Ferdinand A. Hoogendijk in Schoonhoven in 1924.
Hoogendijk was a student of Frans Zwollo Sr. and you can clearly see that in his work.
This cigar box was made in honor of the 25 year anniversary of owner J.PH Peters of the Rotterdam bread bakery Hofdijk.

Jaap Pronk

watercolor paint colored design of a wall painting.

73 cm long, 24 cm high.


70 piece silver cutlery cassette

for 9 people made by C.L.J.Begeer in Utrecht in 1930. This cassette clearly shows the beautiful style of the Amsterdam school.
The cassette consists of: 9 large place settings + knives
– 9 small place settings + knives
– 5 teaspoons

– Pre-cut cutlery
– 2 wet fruit scoops
– 3 vegetable spoons
– Potato spoon
– Rice spoon
– Bread saw
– Cheese slicer

18th century Silver sundial with compass

made in Paris, France 1722-1727 by P. Le Maire.

With the coordinates of major European cities on the back.
6.6 cm long, 5.8 cm wide, 34 grams.


In 1918 he designed modern silver for Silver manufacturer J.M.van Kempen.
The Urn he designed for van kempen is now displayed in Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen.
He designed the crockery shown here in 1919 and was made entirely by hand at van Kempen.


Due to this short existence, little work by Eisenloeffel from his period at Amstelhoek has been preserved.

Creamer ∅ 10 cm, 2.5 cm high, 100 grams.
Spoon vase ∅ 10 cm, high 5.5 cm heavy 110 grams.
Sugar bowl ∅ 12 cm, high 5.5 cm heavy 202 grams.
Teapot ∅ 12 cm, high 6.5 cm, weighs 330 grams.






Ko Verzuu (1901-1971) was the designer of the furniture, trains and cars.
The toys had clean lines, simple design and bright colors.
Timber trading trolley 43 cm long, 16 cm wide.
First aid car 47 cm long, 17.5 cm wide.


Rotterdam bread bakery Hofdijk was a Jewish bakery that baked kosher bread.
The bakery had many branches in Rotterdam around 1930 but was hit hard by the bombing of May 1940.
After the liberation, the company is taken over by the bakeries Van der Meer & Schoep.
Long 24 cm, wide 16 cm, high 14 and heavy 1088 grams.


Jaap pronk was the son of a furniture maker and studied at the school for architecture, decorative arts and crafts in Haarlem.
He started his career at Willem Bogtman’s glass workshop in Haarlem.
In 1924 he started his own glass workshop with Eduard van Bommel.
In addition to stained glass, they also designed lamps, signs and murals.


Miniature silver oil and vinegar set