The Montias Database of 17th Century Dutch Art Inventories



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Inventory #788
ArchiveGemeentearchief Amsterdam
Call NumberWK 5073/936
TypeOrphan Chamber
Family Name[anonymous]
Owner Name[anonymous]
Owner Notesgoods sold at request of Jan Poppen
Life Dates?|d 1616/08/17 |n Jan Poppen
ResidenceOpt Zeedijck in de Gulden Steur in Amsterdam
IntroductionOp den 5e april 1601 zyn ten versoecke van Jan Poppen vercoft 't naervolgende goed op zes weecken dach.
CommentaryJan Poppen, who indeed lived in de Gulden Steur in the Warmoesstraet in 1601, was born in the Land of Steur (in Holstein) c. 1545. He was buried in Amsterdam on 7 August 1616. In 1579, he was said to be a merchant. In 1594, he was one of the founders of the Compagnie van Verre (which sent ships to India). In 1602, he was one of the first directors of the V.O.C. He laid the basis of the fortune of Jacob Poppen (INVNO 292). He married 1) Baert Jansdr. and 2) Lijsbeth Pieters, born in 1544, a diaconesse of the Nederlandse Hervoormde Gemeente (Elias, Vroedschap, p. 286). He invested 12,000 f. in the first subscription for shares in the V.O.C. (Van Dillen, Het oudste aandeelhoudersregister, p. 108). He freighted 3 ships between 1591 and 1602 (IJzerman, Economisch-historisch Jaarboek 17(1931), p. 271). He was the uncle of Michiel Poppe(n) of R 7674.
NotaryGerrit Jansz. Bock
Total Value151 |d
Art Value4 |d 10 st.
# of Items5
Montias1 #691
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0001 [ANONYMOUS] 1 albastert bort g[eschildert] vant vroutgen opte put f -:19:--
0002 [ANONYMOUS] 1 bortge van een geschildert kintgen f -:17:--
0003 [ANONYMOUS] 1 bortge schildery ende rommelingh f -: 6:--
0004 [ANONYMOUS] 1 groot bort van een geschreven thien geboden f 1: 5:--
0005 [ANONYMOUS] 1 groot bort van de thien geboden f 1: 5:--
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