Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Windmill Toy Maker Jv & Hammer 19th Century
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Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Windmill Toy Maker Jv & Hammer 19th Century :
An antique Dutch silver miniature toy windmill. Solid silver toy dating from the 19th century marked with a makers mark JV and a hammer. Dutch silver hall marks to the base and sails. I cannot see any date marking but it is possibly lost in the patterns. Typical dutch windmill with moving sails. Figures either side. of the ball foot base. Possibly an old repair to the wheel at the back and a missing spire or mast from the top . Generally in good condition for its age. Substantial gauge silver and weight for its size. 19th century - I am sure that someone will be identify the maker from the mark. Obviously a leading miniature toy maker. Approx 2.5" to the top of the building and 3.5" to the top of the sails. Weighs 47.5 grams.