There is a ruler and a normal tea sized spoon on the right which is to
help you visualize how big these spoons actually are.
1. 8.5" length featuring a small sail powered dinghy with a full
figural man in the boat.The bowl is a genre scene with two contented
cows and a windmill (see below), French silver Guarantee mark and
pseudo Hanau marks
2. 7.75" spoon with a three masted ship finial . The bowl (see
detail below) is Rembrandt's famous "Night Watch" painting. no
marks, unsure of silver quality, but excellent workmanship
3. 5.875" spoon with a ship finial and a repoussed picture with a man
and a small group of cattle. 835 silver, maker VE
4. 9" spoon with a ship finial and an odd shaped scenic bowl (see
below). 800 silver
5. 8.125" spoon with a ship finial and scenic bowl (see below),
Holland, 835 silver. maker iB
6. 8.75" spoon with a hand sawn ship finial, Chester England Import
marks for 1902, prob. German manufacture (BM), Sterling
7. 9" long handled spoon with a ship finial and a shell shaped bowl.
B&Z -Buchholz & Zelt , NY ( importer), 800 silver, Germany
repousse work with two foreground cows and a bridge over a stream.
Windmill and houses in the background
This is a very common theme in Dutch genre style paintings
unusual shaped bowl showing male and female (lovers?) with a horse and
note the extensive chasing of bricks etc. Unsure ofthe meaning of
chasing below the main scene.
Looks to me like a king and flowers.
Three masted ship. Notice the nice lobate style of water.
The two angels supporting the ship is a moralistic hope that the ship
will be protected at sea.
This is the center part of Rembrandt's famous "Night Watch" painting
The nice repousse and chased workmanship evokes some of the emotion of
A nice repousse and chased scene of a small herd of cows watched by a
The ship is hand sawn with a nice art nouveau border and lobate
water design .
The design above the ship looks like a crown or flower basket.
The figure below is touching his head with his left hand and
touching his belly with his right hand
Maybe an allusion to thinking makes for a full belly.
I suspect that this winged angel is some type of victory symbol
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