Bombilla

probably 1850–1900
Unidentified artist


Object Place: Chile / Spanish Colonial

Dimensions

20 x 2 x 1.4 cm (7 7/8 x 13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.406

Medium or Technique

silver

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver

The strawlike cylinder with flattened mouthpiece has a faceted stem and a spherical 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