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Paten (patena)

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The circular paten has been raised into a shallow concave form; a center point has been incised as an asterisk on its underside. The concave side of the paten has been gilded.

Inscription

None.

Marks

Fragment of "M" crowned mark for Mexico City on underside.

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, about 1600

Object Place

Mexico City, Mexico

Accession Number

28.469

Medium or Technique

Silver gilt

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware