Speculoos boards with special figures (7) - wood

Description
Speculoos boards with special figures (7) - wood
The Netherlands - second half of the 20th century

A nice collection of old biscuit planks (speculoos boards) with special scenes including an Amsterdam canal house, a locomotive, a mermaid etc.

Cat: 14.5 x 10 cm
Sailboat: 14.5 x 10 cm
2 roosters: 25 x 7 cm
Sailboat / mill: 25 x 7 cm
Amsterdam canal house: 38 x 13.5 cm
Sailboat / rooster / windmill / mermaid: 37.5 x 7 cm
Locomotive: 7 x 18 cm


The biscuit board is used for shaping cookies (a mould) and is easy to use. Sprinkle some flour over the cheese board and put a scoop of cake dough on the mould. Roll out this cake dough in the mould. You can easily extract it from it.

Why is it called a speculoos board? Probably from Latin (Speculum) is mirror image; The hand-carved motifs in the shelf are mirrored.

Speculoos boards already existed in the 16th century.
These speculoos boards are all of the 20th century.

The speculoos boards will be packaged with great care (biscuit planks) and shipped with Track & Trace.

Lot details
No. of items
7
Object
Speculaas boards with special figures
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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