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The strawlike cylinder has stem ornamentation with applied bands and alternating pinched and stamped decoration, a flattened mouthpiece, and a flattened pierced bulb form

Inscription

Script engraving "B. M" placed at mouthpiece.

Marks

At strainer end, marked "600" and "ARANTIDA"

Provenance

Collected in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves between 1898 and 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel Cabot and Mrs. Roger Ernst in memory of their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves

Spanish Colonial, probably 1850–1900

  • Arandita, South American, active about 1850–1900
Object Place

Argentina

Dimensions

2 x 23.1 cm (13/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

41.410

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver