Dimensions indicated above are of the largest board.
Dimensions smallest board: 31 x 22 cm.
What you see in our photos is a beech and an oak board. On the beech wood board - the elongated one - we see two performances: on the first a Dutch three-master, on the second one (quite rare) King David playing the harp, a biblical representation. The King can be recognised by the king’s crown he’s wearing.
The story in the Bible about David is that he played on the harp for King Saul when he had tantrums, so that King Saul calmed down.
The second - oak - board is carved on two sides. On one side there’s a rooster, sign of fertility and on the other side a man and a woman, probably a couple. Symbol for the ladder you see is the life ladder.
Two beautiful boards, Dutch folk art.
Will be carefully packaged for shipping.
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- Two beautiful Dutch speculaas boards, both approximately 1870 to 1880
- Estimated Period
- 1870 to 1880
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
- 0×16×50 cm