The almond-shaped plaque is bilaterally symmetrical. The flowers, a pair of long-necked birds, and a central figure have been repousséd and chased to create a form in high relief. The floral element appears to be the passion flower. Several holes appear along the central axis of the plaque.
IHS on elliptical boss near tip
1975, acquired in Argentina by Alphonse Jax (dealer), New York; April 14,1975, sold by Jax to Landon T. Clay, Boston; 1992, gift of Landon T. Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 24, 1992)
Gift of Landon T. Clay