- This silver-plated dish bearing the Marples & Co silver hallmark was made in the early 1900's and was used as a dinner dish at the time. It was used to serve food.
- Biedermeier was the period during which people were yearning for homeliness, friendly forms and national ornaments. Its origins lie in Germany and Austria and date back to between 1815 and 1848.
- This tin jug was used for oil or wine. It is a die-cast jug. Tin-casting is the process of pouring molten metal into a die. As soon as the tin has set, it can be removed from the die.
After the moulded edges are finished, the object is ready.
- N.V. Plateelbakkerij Ram of Arnhem was set up in 1921 and went into liquidation in 1935. The company was set up with the objective of executing the designs by T.A.C. Colenbrander as accurately as possible.
- Jugendstil is an artistic trend that was extremely popular in various places in Europe between 1880 and 1914, mainly as a response to the style-obscuring impressionism.
Jugendstil particularly manifested itself in user objects, architecture etc.
- These red copper items were forged by a so-called coppersmith. The items were forged to be used in the kitchen. They were covered in a layer of tin, so as to prevent the copper from giving off.
They date from the start of the 20th century.
- The earthenware jars had an opening at the top which was usually sealed with a cork or stopper. They were used to store oil, wine or other liquids.
Jars were often glazed in order to prevent their contents from evaporating.