Antique 1910 Dutch Silver The Hague City Crest Colonial Style Serving Fork 8 1/4
Presented is an antique, Dutch silver serving fork made in 1910. This Dutch COlonial style piece is a novelty or souvenir spoon for The Hague and the top has the city coat of arms featuring a stork with an eel in its mouth. The base of the tines are hand chased with a very pretty scene of sailboats on a calm ocean or sea. The back of the shield has an old monogram of the initials GSMM.
The crest bears the Minerva head duty mark, the shaft bears a date letter A for the year 1910 and the tines are marked Holland and bear a maker's mark as well as the Dutch lion passant for 833 minimum silver purity.
This piece is in great overall condition, especially for its age and the designs are crisp. There are no damages or repairs.
Length: 8 1/4 inches.
Weight: 62 grams or 2.2 ounces.