A Dutch solid silver structure bonbon nut serving spoon/ladle. Short and wide pierced handle decorated with a maiden head over scrolls and a basket with flowers.
Pierced, ruffled bowl beautifully decorated with scrolls and a Dutch village scene, please see and inspect all photos. Marked into bowl interior: script Gothic date letter "B" for 1886; "Lion passant 2" for. 833/1000 silver purity and a "Key" mark for export; "mark" into a square punch, probably for maker or retailer - unidentified; figural letter "H" probably for Schoonhovense Zilverfabrik, please see photos with red arrows. Made in the Netherlands/Holland, ca. 1886 Photos will tell you more.Weight: 1.31 troy oz. Thick-walled, heavy for it size. Dark spots you are seeing, are reflections of a camera and other objects. Commensurate with age, the condition is excellent. Rare for its pattern, marks and overall condition.
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