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Chalice

Maker:
Assayer: Antonio Forcada y la Plaza (Assayer, Mexico City,1790–1818)
Date:
late 18th century
Geography:
Formerly considered made in Madrid, Spain; Made in Mexico
Culture:
Mexican
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.68a
Not on view
Marking: [1] crowned M, in reserve (Mexico City)
[2]F C D A, in rectangle (assayer's mark [fiel contraste]) Antonio Forcada y la Plaza
[3] Flying eagle (tax mark)

Location of marks:
Underneath rim of base.
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