User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Paten

Start collecting

Thin slightly concave disc. Silver gilt badly corroded on back. Mark: nearly erased.

Marks

Mark nearly effaced.

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

18th century

Object Place

Probably Mexico

Accession Number

28.470

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware