Golden silver, embossed, and chiseled, oil on copper sheet.
Decorated with rinceaux, acanthus, olive trees, and floral motifs. With lower recipient for holy water, both attached to main body. Includes image of St. Peter of Verona in the center, painted in oil on copper sheet and attached to a vellum-covered surface.
Presents conservation and structural details.
19.2 x 10.2" (49 x 26 cm)
740 g approximately
*This piece was part of the exhibition, "Mexican Viceregal Silver 16th through 19th Centuries", presented at the Instituto Cultural Mexicano of San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A., from April to May 1993. It is included in the corresponding documentation. It was also included in the exhibit, "Platería Mexicana", presented at the Museo de Artes Aplicadas voor Sierkunst, belgium, 1993, as part of the 93rd edition of the international art festival, Europalia, in whose catalog it can also be found. Said exhibition travelled that same year to the Museo Regional de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Afterwards, in 2007, it was also included in the exhibition, "Silver from Viceregal Mexico", which took place at the International Museum of Art and Science, in McAllen, Texas.
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