Dutch Solid Silver Marked Wind Whistle Cup with Engraved Scenes with Figural Eagle and People On Windmill. Presented is an impressive exquisitely detail Dutch solid silver wind whistle cup with engraved scenic detailing and sculpted figures climbing ladder with an Eagle or bird on top of windmill house with rotating arms.
It has an applied cameo with no monogram riveted from the exterior and two lion faces on either side of cup. This great piece is marked for 833 fine silver made in the Netherlands.
American standard sterling silver is 925 fine so there is slightly less silver in this alloy. I have posted pictures in the photos above of my research.
This is a stunning collectors piece with only some minor dings on cup, no monogram, a missing dangle from one of the three off of the middle ball portion at the cup base, a missing ring from one of the two lions mouths on either side of the cup, a slight bent in a post coming up from the figural thatched appearing roof opposite from the rotating windmill arms that also may have; at one time had and is now missing, a sculpted detail and it does have some fine scratches from gentle use and care. It is an exciting piece for the silver collector.I have an interesting assortment of items listed so please look at my other auctions. 7 ¾ inches at highest point, 2 ½ inches x 3 1/8 inches wide. 6.8 ounces on my postal scale or 193 grams.
Marks for Dutch silver a sword on windmill arm and a sword on applied cameo. A Crown O in oval with a lion passant in an octagon with a 2 for 833 fine silver. Some minor dings on cup, no monogram, a missing dangle from one of the three off of the middle ball portion at the cup base, a missing ring from one of the two lions mouths on either side of the cup, a slight bent in a post coming up from the figural thatched appearing roof opposite from the rotating windmill arms that also may have at one time had and is now missing a figural detail and some fine scratches from gentle use and care. This is my hobby and I do it for fun and a little spare cash.I describe my items to the best of my abilities. Please ask questions if there is anything in particular that you need to know. Thanks for having a look at this item and I hope you will enjoy a view of other items in my store. Stuff You Should Read About How We Do Business.
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The item "Dutch Solid Silver Marked Wind Whistle Stirrup Cup with Figures On Windmill" is in sale since Monday, April 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.The seller is "lee2015" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.