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: 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.