A magnificent very detailed gilded bronze large model of a Dutch windmill. Made by the silver smith A. Schoorl in Amsterdam
with the initials: Z M and the date: 1928
This model was made in 1928 for the opening
of: “ Het Zaans Windmill Museum “ in The Netherlands.
The opening was done by: Prince Hendrik of The Netherlands,
who was the husband of Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands.
This model is after a design of Pieter Boorsma,
curator of the Zaanse Mill Museum
and made by: the silversmith A. Schoorl in Amsterdam,
for the occasion of the opening of the museum.
Dimensions windmill: 55 cm high, wide 55 cm en deep: 36 cm
Still with its original periode display cabinet.
The corners of the display cabinet are cast bronze in the shape of a kind of bamboo.
In original excellent condition.
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KOOS LIMBURG JNR. WAS BORN IN THE NETHERLANDS, BUT LIVES ALREADY SINCE 1994 IN SCOTLAND. OVER THOSE YEARS HE HAS BUILD UP A WELL ESTABLISHED AND WELL RESPECTED ANTIQUE BUSINESS BY PARTICIPATION ONLY ON IMPORTANT ANTIQUE FAIRS IN THE UK AS WELL AS AT THE CONTINENT. KOOS IS SPECIALISED IN HIGH QUALITY ANTIQUES OVER THE WHOLE RANGE, WITH THE RESULT THAT HE HAS SOLD MANY ITEMS TO MUSEUMS WHOLE OVER THE WORLD. THAT’S WHY HIS SLOGAN IS: “FOR THE NEW COLLECTOR AND THE MUSEUM DIRECTOR.” KOOS HAS A SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE FOR ALL THE ANTIQUES HE OFFERS FOR SALE. HIS FAIR DISPLAY IS WELL KNOWN AND HE IS RENOWNED FOR HIS IMPOSING ARTISTIC AND DRAMATIC PRESENTATION STANDS IN WHICH HE DISPLAYS HIS COLLECTION OF ANTIQUES, REFLECTING THEIR EXCELLENT QUALITY. HE DOES NOT WANT TO BE INDENTIFIED AS A SPECIALIST IN ONE PARTICULAR FIELD OR ANOTHER, WITH THE RESULT THAT YOU CAN FIND ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING ON HIS STAND, COVERING THE WHOLE RANGE OF RARE AND UNUSUAL QUALITY ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE FIRST TIME COLLECTOR UP TO THE MUSEUM DIRECTOR. HIS PARENTS HAVE BEEN VERY INFLUENTIAL IN SUPPORTING HIM AND HAVE IMBUED HIM A DETAILED KNOWLEDGE OF, AND A HUGE ENTHUSIASM FOR THE ANTIQUES BUSINESS. KOOS FEELS EXTREMELY PRIVILEGED TO HAVE ACCESS TO SUCH INVALUABLE EXPERTISE AND GUIDANCE TOGETHER WITH ACCESS TO A WELL STOCKED FAMILY LIBRARY ABOUT WORKS OF ART AND ANTIQUES TO ENABLE HIM TO CARRY OUT DETAILED RESEARCH. KOOS GUARANTEES TO ANY POTENTIAL COLLECTOR THAT THEY ARE IN EXPERIENCED AND REPUTABLE HANDS AND THAT ALL ITEMS DISPLAYED HAVE BEEN THOROUGHLY RESEARCHED BY HIM.
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