Large handmade antique Dutch silver miniature in the shape of a lady and a gentleman on a bench.
The miniature is exceptionally beautifully detailed and handmade. Several details are:
gent with top hat in hand, checkered pants, lady with fan and parasol, detailed clothing, etcetera.
The miniature is nicely fully Dutch hallmarked and marked with silver hallmarks:
Fineness mark lion.
Assay office mark Minerva head with the letter M for Schoonhoven.
Year letter q
Maker’s mark N10 of the Niekerk Brothers Schoonhoven.
It is a large miniature with a width of 5.4 cm and the height is 3.6 cm.
It is also fairly heavy for a miniature and has a weight of 33.7 grams.
The lot is in a very beautiful and intact condition, all the details are present and clearly visible.
Due to its size and many beautiful handmade details, it is a striking and particularly decorative object.
Will be shipped by registered post.
- Sturdy handmade Dutch silver miniature Lady and Lord on bench
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- Gebr.Niekerk Schoonhoven
- Estimated Period
- Mid 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear