Silver Marrow Scoop, The Netherlands, Anthonie Janse, Middelburg, between 1801 - 1813. Length: 22.7 cms and weighs 50 grams. The appearance of this marrow scoop is. It was always known to me that was a Dutch Scoop, made in the short period that France under Emperor Napoleon was ruler in the Netherlands, so we had the French ruling on the assaying etc of silver & gold.
Later I was told that it was Janesn of Middelburg who made the scoop, so I loaned a book from the library on silver of the Province of Zeeland and mostly Middelburg, and there was Jansen. Before that time we were the Knogdom of Holland under Emperor Napoleons brother Lodewijk Napoleon. But in 1809 your Country, influenced by our former master, Prince Willem V, now exiled to your Country, invaded the island of Walcheren on the Province of Zeeland with Middelburg as its capital and central city of the island. The French chased your invasion force from the island and directly cut it loose from the Kingdom of Poland and put the French rule with their system of assaying and silversmith marks in a lozenge.
I have several rare and fine examples listed and will be listing many more so do keep an eye out. The item "DUTCH MARROW SCOOP, CIRCA 1810-1813, EMPIRE, MERGBOOR ZILVER, MECHE DE MOELLE" is in sale since Sunday, March 31, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cutlery". The seller is "zyth1" and is located in EDINBURGH.This item can be shipped worldwide.