An interesting look at a style of bonbon server which has large
along with their interesting hand worked bowls
Nancy Impasto defines a bonbon spoon: "Their unique shape
(generally short handles and broad round bowls) lends itself to many
Webster's dictionary defines a bonbon as "a piece of
candy, specifically a small chocolate coated or fondant-covered candy
with a center of sugar fondant to which fruits and nuts are sometimes
These spoons can also be used for a wide assortment of
All of these spoons are 800-830 silver and were manufactured in Germany
or Holland (Hanau or Schoonhaven)
A wavy shaped bowl which has a piercing near the top featuring
tree limbs and vines
The design shows three men around a table with a woman and child in the
background made with repousse workmanship.
Extensive chasing work around the edges.
Oval shaped bowl with a repoussed woman carrying a basket of fish and a
jug. Also an anchor in the foreground.
Wavy shaped bowl with two 'love' birds in the pierced bowl with
extensive chasing work
Oval shaped bowl featuring repousse work of a man pushing a woman on a
swing surrounded by extensive foilage
A wavy shaped bowl with piercing near the top. The repousse figure
of a woman carrying pails with houses in the
background is a typical Dutch design motif. Extensive chasing.
A round bowl with repousse work of a girl and a boy in period clothing
amid extensive piercing.
A wavy shaped bowl with extensive chasing around the edge.
The center picture shows two 'love' birds nestled between flowers and
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