A Dutch solid silver structure "monkey spoon"/strainer. Pierced oval bowl with a short, belt-form stem, which decorated with applied bowknot. Terminal decorated with a die-cast cherub which holding a flower-form cymbal in each hand, please see and inspect all photos. There is an old soldering between bowl and a stem.
Marked to the stem front: "Minerva head" for assay office; tiny "rectangular punch" to stem underside - unreadable. Marked to bowl interior: script Gothic date letter - unreadable, please see photos with a red arrow.
Made in the Netherlands/Holland, late 19th. Century or in 1900's. Photos will tell you more. Weight: 0.79 troy oz. Dark spots you are seeing, are reflections of a camera and other objects.Commensurate with age, the condition is very good. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "anyfr8" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped worldwide.