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Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico
Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico  - Decorative Objects Style Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico  - Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico  -
Ref : 62763
5 000 €
Period :
17th century
Provenance :
Mexico
Dimensions :
L. 9.06 inch X l. 4.72 inch X H. 5.91 inch
Decorative Objects  - Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico 17th century - Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico  - Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico
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Casket Spanish Colonies, Probably Mexico

Spanish Colonial, Mexico, circa 1700, Casket.
Tortoiseshell incised and silver mounts Around 1680.
This fine casket would have been made in Mexico for the European market, using a technique that is believed to havebeen introduced to the Americas by Missionaries travelling from India. It compares closely with another in the HannsSchell collection, Graz (inv. no. 4669).
RELATED LITERATURE: M. Pall (ed.), Locked Treasures. Caskets and Cabinets from Around the World, cat. Hanns Schell Collection, Graz,2006, p. 84, no. 66

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