Very large gingerbread board with the well-known theme of suitor and maid - Wood - About 1890

Description
Very large gingerbread board with the well-known theme of suitor and maid - Wood - About 1890
Netherlands

(in the dimensions 3 cm is the thickness of the shelf)

The shelf you see here is a pure Dutch biscuit (speculaas) board with the well-known theme suitor and spinster The suitor in this case is William III and the spinster is Maria Stuart, traditionally depicted with the famous bird on the shoulder. This board distinguishes itself by its size Typical example of a beautiful piece of Dutch folk art

We will pack the lot carefully for shipping.

Lot details
Object
Very large gingerbread board with the well-known theme of suitor and maid
Material
Wood
Estimated Period
About 1890
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
3×29×71 cm
Weight
2 kg
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