Child Holding a Rattle

1623
Unknown Master

FRIDAY NIGHT = DATE NIGHT!

A jeweler works for young and old, as long as it's noble. Gansacker points out a special object to us. A silver rattle in the little girl's hand. Toys? Well, that's what it looks like, but it's actually an expensive family heirloom, an object to show off. Do you want to know what the dear girl is still holding in her hands?


 

WHAT IS SHE HOLDING?

In her right hand she is holding a silver rattle, set with a wolf's tooth, and in her left hand a red carnation. This flower symbolises betrothal. Maybe sometime in the future we will present this portrait of our daughter to our son-in-law-to-be.

You can find me in the Museum Snijders&Rockoxhuis but still behind closed doors.

 

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