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A PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER AQUAMANILES
A PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER AQUAMANILES
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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WEST COAST COLLECTION
A PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER AQUAMANILES

APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY PERU, 19TH CENTURY

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A PAIR OF SPANISH COLONIAL SILVER AQUAMANILES
APPARENTLY UNMARKED, PROBABLY PERU, 19TH CENTURY
Each lion form, modeled standing wearing a crown and with spout formed as a protruding tongue
9 in. (22.9 cm.) long; 143 oz. 10 dwt. (4,465 gr.)
Provenance
Formerly in the collection of Nobuko Kajitani, Textile Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
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Please note this lot was formerly in the collection of Nobuko Kajitani, Textile Conservator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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Lot Essay

A similar kettle, of different size, is in a private collection and illustrated in A. Ribera and H. Schenone, Platería Sudamericana De Los Siglos XVII-XX, Munich, 1981, pp. 276-278, cat. no. 336.

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