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Raised, inverted bell-shaped bowl with everted rim surmounts baluster stem and splayed, circular foot.

Marks

Unmarked

Provenance

Unearthened in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1879; 5 October 1880, lent by William H. Keith; 21 August 1928, made a gift to the MFA in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Keith.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Keith

Spanish Colonial, 18th century

Object Place

Probably Mexico

Dimensions

Height: 22.8 cm (9 in.), diameter of rim: 3 1/16 in. (7.7 cm), diameter of base: 5 5/8 (13.5 cm), weight: 13 oz, 10 dwt 7 gr (420.4 gm)

Accession Number

28.465

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver with bronze or copper stem and foot

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware