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.