Bombilla

Spanish Colonial
probably 1850–1900


Object Place: Argentina

Dimensions

2.3 x 27.2 cm (7/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.417

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Americas, Europe

Classifications

Silver

The strawlike cylinder has three faceted and decorated sections between three heavily ornamented bands, a flattened mouthpiece, and a pierced ball-shaped 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