Antique Dutch Silver Brandy Bowl

GBP 1,650.00

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Object Description

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 6 cm. Spread 24.21 cm. Diameter 14.3 cm.
Marked around the edge of the bowl with Dutch silver marks for Haarlem 1740.

Object 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 –

Object Condition

In very good condition. Good clear silver marks. Traces of hammering from the original manufacture.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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