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Voortrekker Aandenking 1838-1938 Dutch Silver Bowl     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S11118
Period: George VI
Year: 1938
Silversmith: Zilverfabriek Voorschoten
Place: Voorschoten
Price: $ 420.00
Weight: 165 grams
Dimensions: 11.9 cm diameter, 6.7 cm height
Condition: Excellent, no dents, light scratches. Some black staining to interior that will polish out in time.

Description: A rare solid silver version of the Voortrekker Aandenking (memorial) 1838 - 1938 bowl, in 835 grade silver. The circular bowl with foot is well modeled, with ox wagons on trek, with Boer (farmer) on horse, cattle in the foreground and mountains in the background, framed by trees. The other image is of the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria, and in between are two lit candles in a candlestick, surrounded by chains, with Zulu shields above and ox horns below. One candle reads "VOORTREKKER AANDENKING", the other "1838 - 1938". The hallmarks are clear, and include makers mark V over moon for Zilverfabriek Voorschoten, and 835 indicating the grade of silver (835/1000). Zilverfabriek Voorschoten is a brand name of Koninklijke Van Kempen & Begeer, founded in 1764 and still in existence today, they moved from Utrecht to Voorschoten in 1858. The Voortrekker Aandenking bowls were made in a variety of materials, including porcelain, brass and silver plate, the solid silver variant is quite rare. Another example can be seen in the Wolfsonian Florida online collection. Note - We have already sold another example of these rare solid silver Voortrekker bowls, S1760.
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