Juan de la Fuente / Mexico / Circa 1675
Silver, partially gilt, hammered, shaped, embossed and chased.
Diameter: 46 cm.
A PAIR OF HIGHLIGHT SIDEBOARD DISHES
Santiago de Guatemala / Circa 1760-1770
Silver, hammered, shaped, embossed, engraved and cast, partially gilt.
Marks, separated, at the base: Santiago on horseback jumping between two volcanos within a square frame; a royal ‘columnaria’ crown. Zigzag assay gouge
Height: 4 cm. Maximum length: 29 cm. Minimum length: 23 cm.
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Francisco Javier (?) de Ávila / Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción / Circa 1790
Silver, cast, chased and turned, with burnished punchwork
Marks on the base: AVILA (uppercase) in a rectangular frame, Santiago on horseback between two volcanos on a grainy background with a quadrangular frame (somewhat unclear) and a ‘de busto’ crown (also imperfectly printed).
Dimensions: Height: 23 cm. Width of the base: 15.5 cm.
Miguel Guerra Ávila / Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (Guatemala City) / Circa 1800
Silver gilt, cast and chased.
Marks on the exterior edge of the base: Guexxa, Santiago on horseback between two volcanos in a square frame with the two top corners beveled and a royal ‘de busto’ crown.
Maximum height: 27 cm. Maximum width: 20 cm. Diameter of the base: 10.5 cm.