Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish
Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish

UNKNOWN (worked from c.1950)

Antique German Silver 'Horse and Carriage' Bon Bon Dish

c. 1900 Germany, Europe

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This exceptional antique German silver and glass bon bon dish has been realistically modelled in the form of a horse and carriage.

The body of this impressive dish is embellished with a fine and impressive embossed scroll and leaf ornamentation accented with a door panel and pierced decorated 'windows'.

The shaped upper portion of the carriage is encompassed with an applied leaf decorated border.

The lower portion of the vessel surmounts four functional spindle style wheels, conjoined via a wirework style frame.

The body of this unusual dish is further ornamented with an impressive cast traditional coachman figure holding two reigns which connect two galloping horses via their harnesses to the carriage.

The dish is fitted with the original hallmarked cover embellished with further embossed scroll and leaf ornamentation accented with deep buttoning style decoration below an impressive coronet style carriage finial.

The dish retains the original glass liner and gilding.

The hallmarks to this impressive horse and carriage bon bon dish include:

National mark: Crescent moon and crown

Silver quality/purity mark: .800 (800/1000)

Maker's mark: B&Z

Dimensions
Length 18.1cm/7.1"
Width 6.8cm/2.7"
Length of vessel 8.7cm/3.4"
Width of vessel 5.4cm/2.1"
Height 9.2cm/3.6"

Weight
16.7 troy ounces/519g (excluding glass liner)




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This antique horse and carriage bon bon dish is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The cast and embossed decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the rim of the cover are all very clear.

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Date: Circa 1900

Origin: Germany, Europe
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7175 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A7175
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, unusual antique German silver and glass novelty bon bon dish; an addition to our continental dining silverware collection
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