This small and lovely repousse Antique bon bon dish bears the full set of Birmingham hallmarks, dated 1901. Maker is William Devenport, (of once) Spencer Street, Birmingham. Small in size but big in style, this Early Edwardian- late Victorian Bon Bon dish features repousse clam shell and scroll decorative border with alternate pierced and repousse decorative sides.
A great gift for the collector of novelty silver, miniature pieces, or anyone loving unique items.
There is some small cracks showing along consistent corners (nine cracks all together).
The word bonbon comes from the French word for sweets. In English, we sometimes use the term bonbon (or bon-bon) dish to refer to a small, decorative dish which could be used for serving or displaying sweets.