Bombilla

probably 1850–1900


Object Place: Argentina

Dimensions

22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.415

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver

The strawlike cylinder is twisted and incised in two sections along the stem. The round mouthpiece is scored, and the pierced bulb is in the form of a flattened ball.

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