Purse mount, bag handle parrot (1) - Silver - Schoonhoven - Netherlands - Second half 18th century

Description
Purse mount, bag handle parrot (1) - Silver - Schoonhoven - Netherlands - Second half 18th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 194 g

Antique, heavy, silver purse bracket,
the so-called parrot bracket.
Schoonhoven, possibly 1779 (year letter F), as of yet unknown master, hallmarks partly worn.
193 grams, clasp slightly loose, but intact!

The engravings are made in rocaille-style with decorations of parrots which point down and was manufactured in Schoonhoven.
The parrot bracket was a characteristic Schoonhoven purse bracket from 1750 and was made till the late 19th century.
will be shipped registered by PostNL.

Lot details
No. of items
1
Object
bag handle parrot, Purse mount
Material
Silver
Designer/ Artist
Schoonhoven
Estimated Period
Second half 18th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
15×16×2 cm
Weight
194 g
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