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South American Silver Mate Cup and Bombilla

Auction:
2363
Lot:
805
Sold for:
$118$100

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2363
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

South American Silver Mate Cup and Bombilla, Argentina, 20th century, maker's mark PF, .800 fine, egg shaped cup with floral repousse, on three foliate legs, ht. 5, the bombilla with hinged bowl and flat leaf-accented stem, lg. 8, both with applied gold or vermeil detailing, approx. 5 troy oz., sold together with an amethyst glass beaker with silvered metal trefoil rim, (3 items total), ht. 4 1/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Argentina, South American Silver Mate Cup, silvered metal trefoil rim, Beaker, Brazilian cuisine, Glass, Herbal tea, Latin American cuisine, Tea culture

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