Antique Dutch Silver Windmill Wager Cup / Stein, Ca 1860.
Made of a windmill house connected to a wine cup with a sculptured lion.
The wine cup is highly decorated with floral, foliage and landscapes engravings.
The windmill house is made with a large windmill connected on the other side to a small clock like looking hand / pointer surround by Roman numerals.
The entrance to the windmill house is through a beautifully made staircase with two sculptured figures, one standing at the door and the other one carrying a barrel up the stairs.
The house is delicately engraved with maritime sail boat scene.
Marked with antique Dutch silver marks and later remarked with modern Dutch silver marks (probably imported back to the Netherlands in the 20th century).
Very good condition.
Height: 14cm / 5.5in.
Cup diameter: 5cm / 2in.
Weight: 132gr / 4.24oz.