Individual Bonbon Dish


Small, Art Nouveau, repoussé chased pentagonal dish with slightly convex, cinquefoil well; no footring. Flared sides and everted rim with downturned edge are segmented by five sinuous ribbons overrun by a wreath of wild roses open at one corner, leaving an empty reserve. No monogram. Underside of well struck incuse with circular mark for "THE VAN BERGH S.P.CO. (arched) / ROCHESTER, NY (curved)" enclosing "QUADRUPLE / PLATE", and "5353" below. From a 7-piece set (one large and six small dishes) for serving bonbons ("sweets") or nuts, 1989.0184.11-.17.

Date Made: ca 1905

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, Rochester

Subject: EatingNutsSugar


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Food, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1989.0184.14Catalog Number: 1989.0184.14Accession Number: 1989.0184

Object Name: Dish, Bon-Bondish

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)electroplated (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 3 7/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 8.89 cm x 9.8425 cm


Record Id: nmah_1057029

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