Antique Dutch Silver Brandy Bowl
Date: Circa 1685
An antique Dutch silver bowl with lobed decoration and cast pierced handles showing three children climbing on a grape vine....Buy NowEnquire
An antique Dutch silver bowl with lobed decoration and cast pierced handles showing three children climbing on a grape vine. Good large size.
Weight 213 grams, 6.8 troy ounces.
Height 6cm. Spread 24.21cm. Diameter 14.3cm.
Marks. Marked around the edge of the bowl with Dutch silver marks for Haarlem. Date letter Y in a cartouche for 1685. The maker’s mark is a tazza (shallow cup on a stemmed foot); unknown maker active in Haarlem c. 1689-c.1718.
Literature: Two-handled silver bowls were used to celebrate childbirth but may have been passed around at other festive occasions as well when brandewijn, liquor distilled from wine to which sugar and raisins were added, would be served from them with a spoon.
There is a similar bowl in the Metropolitan Mueum of Art – http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/192340
In very good condition. Good clear silver marks. Traces of hammering from the original manufacture.
No maker assigned
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