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Tray

about 1955
Made by Los Castillo (Mexican, founded in 1942)


Object Place: Taxco, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 × 29.8 × 45.1 cm (1 × 11 3/4 × 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1364

Medium or Technique

Mixed metals

Not On View

Classifications

Metalwork

Mixed-metals tray, rectangular copper with a gold starburst with white five-point star and two gold stars pictured.

Inscription

Hecho en México. Hand-wrought. Circular stamp with inscription: "Los Casillo, Taxco. Metales Castillo. 204"

Markings

Hecho en México. Hand-wrought. Circular stamp with inscription: "Los Casillo, Taxco. Metales Castillo. 204"

Provenance

By December, 1990, Jim Tracey and Jim Black, New York, NY; 2017, gift of Tracey and Black to MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Gift of JamesTracy and James Black