We all get used to simple cakes with berries and fruits on the tops or those that are covered with gum paste. Ivenoven, a small company from Indonesia, took a step further and created something very special and truly unique. They make desserts with succulents on the top. Don't be afraid, the flowers are not real although they are very alike.
Mannerist Perfume Bottle German, late 17th century, formed as a pilgrim’s bottle, ribbed, encased in elaborate silver strapwork mounts with complex, often obscure symbolic devices in the Mannerist vocabulary, young female semi-nude as finial to screw cap, unmarked, 10-1/2 in.; notebook of research material accompanies this item moderate wear, professional repair to one side of strap work, good condition considering age. Provenance: Creech Collection, North Carolina