Dutch vintage shop storage toffees bin from the famous Dutch brand, N.V. van Melle`s - Breskens Holland. Rectangular drum with semicircular front and sloping lid with images of a peacock, a parrot and a bird of paradise by Melle Toffees Biscuits Drops, Breskens. Manufacturer wed j. Bekkers & son Dordrecht Holland. The box does have some wear and tear but that gives also his authentic look. The tab is missing.
Made in the Netherlands, 1924 / 1928.
The family Van Melle, originally a bakers genus of Breskens, pretends to be the inventor of the phenomenon ' delicious '. Is that what far, because also the Romans quite knew what was tasty. The Melles were candy manufacturers. First on hand craft later on an industrial scale. Different members of the family who – as it is called – in the candy, the world went around looking for new recipes for their sugar.
B. Izaak van Melle began halfway through the 19th century with making ' sugar balls '. A candy that his Flemish servant taught him. The balls are proving immensely popular at a time that for most people candy an unprecedented luxury.
Size, 10 inch tall x 10 inch wide and 8.1/2 inch deep.
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