Voortrekker Aandeking [Voortrekker Remembrance]

 
Voortrekker Aandeking [Voortrekker Remembrance]
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  • Title :     Voortrekker Aandeking [Voortrekker Remembrance]
  • Artist:     Unknown, Designer N.V. Zilverfabriek Voorschoten Manufacturer
  • Accession:     TD1988.65.12
  • Country:     Netherlands Voorschoten
  • Date:     1938
  • Dimensions:     Inches 2-3/4 4-7/8 diameter, Centimeters 7.0 12.4 diameter
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Decorative Arts and Furniture
  • Collection Theme:     Colonialism
  • Subject:     Metal/Metal Design , Colonialism , South Africa , Commemoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1988.65.12.JPG
  • Tags:     Colonialism~Decorative Arts and Furniture
Description:
Silver bowl with raised relief scenes ofa wagon train, a candleholder, and a building at exterior side with inscriptions. The building is probably the Voortrekkersmonument in South Africa. The manufacturer, N.V. Zilverfabriek, is a name variant for Koninklijke Beeger. (See research notes located in the Re-Discovery Supplemental section).