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Chalice

Date:
mid-17th century
Geography:
Formerly considered made in Madrid, Spain; Made in Mexico
Culture:
Mexican
Medium:
Silver gilt, enamel
Dimensions:
H. 10 11/16 in. (27.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.230
Not on view
Marking: (On bolt connecting knop to foot and on inner basin of foot) Head and M between two columns under a crown (somewhat indistinct).

Notes on mark: This mark closely resembles a mark attributed to 17th century Mexico by Artiñano (see Refs.).
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