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Ciborium (copón)

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The raised vessel, with a low lid, is notable for its horizontal design elements. The flat-bottomed bowl is decorated with an applied projecting molding that is set beneath a lid, which has a similar rim. Three narrow knops define the baluster stem, which rises above a stepped base that splays...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

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Provenance

Collected in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves between 1898 and 1913; 1941, gift to the museum from Miss Ellen Graves, Mrs. Samuel Cabot, and Mrs. Roger Ernst in memory of their father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves.

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, 1650–1700

Object Place

Viceregal Peru

Dimensions

19.1 x 10.2 x 9.3 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.373a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver with interior gold wash

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware