Gebr.Niekerk Schoonhoven - Sturdy handmade Dutch silver miniature Lady and Lord on bench - Silver

Description
Gebr.Niekerk Schoonhoven - Sturdy handmade Dutch silver miniature Lady and Lord on bench - Silver
Netherlands - Mid 20th century

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.

Lot details
Object
Sturdy handmade Dutch silver miniature Lady and Lord on bench
Material
Silver
Manufacturer/ Brand
Gebr.Niekerk Schoonhoven
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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