R O Y A L P R O V E N A N C E
Palace Noordeinde The Hague, The Netherlands
By: CHRIS WEGERIF
A unique, very decorative Djatiwood sable stand.
Mounted with copper rails with moving hooks.
Inlaid on both sides with copper sables.
Still with the original retailers mark for:
“ ARTS and CRAFT Den Haag “
At one side the stand shows the fine carved letter: “ H “,
Which stands for: “ Prins Hendrik “
On the other side the date: “ 19 April 1902 “
Which was the birthday of Prins Hendrik.
The carving shows sables and ships anchors
And in the centre at the top the Royal Crown.
Prins Hendrik von Mecklenburg – Swerin was
The husband of: Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands,
He became admiral in 1901