Art Deco bonbonnières, perfect for the candy at your next 1920s theme party or any other occasion that comes to mind. These will jazz up the gloomiest of rainy afternoons.

Bonbonniére. 1930s.
Bonbonniére. 1930s. German. Porcelain with a blue background and silver overlay. overlay on a blue background. Stamped “Rosenthal.” Image © Art Flagey. Fair use license. via https://www.art-flagey.com/gb/porcelain-and-ceramics/118-art-deco-bonbonniere-rosenthalgermany.html
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925.
Bonbonnière. ca. 1925. Swiss/French. Lacquered metal, inlaid with eggshell. Jean Dunand, maker (1877-1942). Incised “Jean Dunand 4143.” Image © Christies and lotsearch.de. Fair use license. via https://www.lotsearch.de/lot/jean-dunand-1877-1942-25720707?page=5&orderBy=lot-title&order=ASC
Bonbonnière. ca. 1923.
Bonbonnière, sterling silver with twenty cabochon lapis lazuli stones set into roundels. Removable cover with a central handle in the design of a flower with outward flowing leaves and a central carved lapis lazuli bud. ca. 1923. Made in Paris, France. Silver and lapis lazuli. Puiforcat, maker. Retailed by Grogan Company, Pittsburgh. Stamped “EP” makers mark. Underside of the body is also engraved “GROGAN COMPANY/ PITTSBURGH/ STERLING-PARIS.” Image © 2019 Spencer Marks Ltd. Fair use license. via https://www.spencermarks.com/collections/art-deco-modern-arch/products/puiforcat-french-first-standard-950-silver-bonbonniere-paris-c-1923-retailed-by-grogan-company-pittsburgh-pa
Bonbonnière. Form 1404.
Bonbonnière. Form 1404. 1940s. Belgian. Porcelain with floral decoration with light blue and gilding. Designed by Charles Catteau in 1934 for Boch La Louvière. Floral design created by Flower decor D5141 created by artistic director Raymond Chevallier, Artistic Director between 1937 and 1954. Marked on the base “67 – F1404 – D5141 – 1046 – 1045.” Black BOCH factory mark. Image © 2019 Catawiki. Fair use license. via https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/16525543-raymond-chevalier-for-boch-la-louviere-art-deco-bonbonni-re-with-floral-decor

Art from a misty world just beyond this one. Belgian, Symbolism school. Emile Fabry, artist. Living from 1865 to 1966 he studied with Jean-François Portaels and worked with Victor Horta.

"Poète et chimère." 1916,
“Poète et chimère.” 1916, Gouache on paper. Private collection. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://barnsburntdownnow.tumblr.com/page/3
"Harmonies." 1912.
“Harmonies.” 1912. Private collection. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via https://www.oceansbridge.com/shop/artists/f/fa-fer/fabry-emile/harmonies-1912
"Nok a tengerparton." Undated.
“Nok a tengerparton.” Undated. © Estate of the artist. Fair use license. via http://www.all-art.org/symbolism/3-belgium02.htm

Cat and kitten art but not from Instagram. Romantic style.Dutch/Belgian. Henriëtte Ronner, painter (1821-1909). Coming from a family of artists, she mostly painted cats.

"The Cat at Play." ca. 1860-78. Oil on panel.
“The Cat at Play.” ca. 1860-78. Oil on panel. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In the public domain. via https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/rijksstudio/subjects/dogs-and-cats/objects#/SK-A-3089,2
Title not given. ca. 1860-78.
Title not given. ca. 1860-78. Oil on canvas. Image © Museum Boijmans. Fair use license. via https://www.boijmans.nl/en/collection/artworks/3389/painting
"Playtime." 19th c. Watercolor on paper.
“Playtime.” 19th c. Watercolor on paper. In the public domain due to age. via https://pixels.com/featured/playtime-henriette-ronner-knip.html
"Playing Cats." 19th c.
“Playing Cats.” 19th c. In the public domain. via https://fineartamerica.com/featured/playing-cats-henriette-ronner-knip.html

18th-century people got up to look like the ancients did. Maybe.Neoclassical. Joseph-Benoit Suvée, Belgian/Flemish artist (ca. 1747-1807).

"Cornelia, madre dei Gracchi." 1795.
“Cornelia, madre dei Gracchi.” 1795. Painting. Collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph-Beno%C3%AEt_Suv%C3%A9e_-_Cornelia,_madre_dei_Gracchi.JPG
"Invention of the Art of Drawing." 1791.
“Invention of the Art of Drawing.” 1791. Collection of the Groeninge Museum, Bruges. In the public domain due to age. via http://rijksmuseumamsterdam.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-originof-painting-in.html
"Birth of the Virgin." ca. 1778. Sketch.
“Birth of the Virgin.” ca. 1778. Sketch. Image © WahooArt.org. via https://en.wahooart.com/@@/A2A8FF-Joseph-Benoit-Suv%C3%A9e-Birth-of-the-Virgin-(sketch).
"L'Eté. Troyes." No date.
“L’Eté. Troyes.” No date. In the public domain. via https://www.flickr.com/photos/mazanto/9506376263

Outdoors with the sun not wanting to peek out. Belgian. Gustav De Smet, painter (1877-1943).The older brother of Leon de Smet.

"Farm and corn field." ca. 1942.
“Farm and cornfield.” ca. 1942. Image © 2018 Blouin Corp. Fair use license. via https://www.blouinartsalesindex.com/auctions/Gustave-de-Smet-7113788/Farm-and-corn-field-1942
"De Palingvisser"(The Eel Fisher). 1900
“De Palingvisser”(The Eel Fisher). 1900. Oil on canvas. Image © 2018 Kloser Contemporary Art. Fair use license. via http://kloserart.com/continuum%252520119/exhibition%252520continuum%252520119/WORKS%2520ON%2520SHOW%2520CONTINUUM%2520119/The%2520Eel%2520Fisher.html
"Wood of Silver Firs." 1911.
“Wood of Silver Firs.” 1911. Image © Auction Zip 2003 – 2019. Fair use license. via https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/Gustave-DE-SMET-1877-1943_46547588D2

Paintings of children trying to have fun when the grownups aren’t looking. Belgian. Franz Verhas, artist (1827-1897). Painted many portraits and genre scenes.

"The Lion." 1874.
“The Lion.” 1874. Oil on canvas. Collection of the the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent. In the public domain in the United States it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Franz_Verhas_(1832-1894)_De_leeuw_(1874)_MSK_Gent_22-11-2015_11-58-03.JPG
"La lecture au salon." 1850-1894.
“La lecture au salon.” 1850-1894. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Frans_Verhas_-_Reading_in_the_living_room.JPG
"The Master Painter." 1877.
“The Master Painter.” 1877. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent. In the public domain in the United States it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jan_Verhas_-_The_master_painter.jpeg
"The Broken Flower Pot." 1876.
“The Broken Flower Pot.” 1876. Lithograph. Image © 2019 – WorthPoint Corporation. Fair use license. via https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/jan-frans-verhas-broken-flower-pot-537812522

Neo-Pompeiian art, these hailing from Belgium. Painted by Pierre Oliver Joseph Coomans who lived from 1816 to 1889. While touring Europe he paid a visit to the excavations at Pompeii which he found most fascinating, something very obvious here.

"Roman Banquet." 1876.
“Roman Banquet.” 1876. Oil on canvas. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joseph_Coomans_-_Roman_banquet.jpg
"The Last Hour of Pompeii." 19th c.
“The Last Hour of Pompeii.” 19th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.amazon.com/Pompei-Pierre-Oliver-Joseph-Coomans/dp/B017TFF6FW
"Difficult to choose."
“Difficult to choose.” 19th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://iamachild.wordpress.com/category/coomans-p-o-joseph/
"An Afternoon's Amusement."
“An Afternoon’s Amusement.” 19th c. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://www.amazon.com/Afternoons-Amusement-Pierre-Oliver-Coomans/dp/B017T5LHZU