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  • Two–handled bowl, ca. 1690
    Jacob Boelen (American, ca. 1657–1729/30)
    New York City
    Silver; 3 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (8.6 x 20.6 cm)
    Gift of Margaret S. Remsen, 1924 (24.105)

    Brandewijn-kommen, or brandywine bowls, were used ceremonially. Filled with raisins and brandy, a bowl would be circulated among the assembled guests, who served themselves with a silver spoon.

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  • Two-handled bowl, ca. 1690
    Jacob Boelen (American, ca. 1657–1729/30)
    New York City
    Silver; 3 3/8 x 8 1/8 in. (8.6 x 20.6 cm)
    Gift of Margaret S. Remsen, 1924 (24.105)


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