Bombilla

Spanish Colonial
probably 1850–1900


Object Place: Argentina

Dimensions

2.4 x 22 cm (15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.411

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Silver

The strawlike cylinder has a stem decorated with ornamented wire that has been spirally wound between two applied bands of same. A similar band has been applied just above the spoon-shaped pierced bulb.

Inscription

None.

Markings

None.

Provenance

Collected in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Mr. and Mrs. Edmund P. Graves between 1898 and 1913.

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