“CHAROLA” PLATTER, Mexico City, 1673-1687Silver: turned, cast, repoussé and trimmed with “picado de lustre” punchwork
Measurements: 50.5 cm long by 34.8 cm wide and 5 cm high
Marks: male head over an M between crowned columns; eagle on a prickly pear and FVENTE; plus another mark: between crowned columns, a male head over a P (this initial is unclear). No zigzag assay gouge
Marks of ownership engraved on the back: a symbol (some kind of poker, located in the middle) and the letters MLIR (or MILR) at the end of the shorter axis.
Pedro Franco (attrib.)Mexican Silver-gilt Monstrance, 1608Mexico City. Before August 8, 1608.
Mark: Male head in left profile over o/M in between crowned columns (repeated twice), TO/RES (with horizontal separating bar) and an F crested with a crown (several times in the small bells). Engraved.
Silve-gilt; turned, melted, embossed, engraved and chiseled.Height: 57.5 cm
Cup's diameter: 16.5 cm
Weight: 2443 g
Nuestra Señora de Atocha Salt Cellar, No later than 1622Vice-Regency of Peru
Gilt silver; cast, turned, engraved, finely punched with dots and slightly raised in relief.
State of preservation: excellent.
Mark repeated twice at the base of the cylindrical body: royal crown inside a pearled circle.Height: 31 cm
Maximum width (base): 17.5 cm
Weight: 2,457 g
Chalice, 1550-1560Santiago de Guatemala
Gilt silver, partially in its color; turned, cast, embossed and engraved.
Marks on the foot flange: Pilgrim venera inscribed within a square profile frame, and three-pointed vegetable crown.Height: 28 cm
Width: 19 cm
Weight: 938 g
Viceroyalty of Peru, mid-18th century
36 x 27cm
Silver Estrado Table, circa 1780Cast, hammered and carved silver.38 x 38 x 38 cm
ANDRÉS SEVILLANOJar (Aquamanile), 1662-1663Vermeil (silver gilt); lathed, cast, chiseled, with matted surface (matting).Height: 34 cm (13.39 inches)
Width: 20 cm (7.87 inches)
Base diameter: 10 cm (3.94 inches)
Weight: 2191 g (77,285 oz)
Esaias zur LindenNef, Nuremberg, 1609-1629Silver, parcel-gilt, chased, cast, engraved, embossed.44 x 25 x 10 cm
Francisco Lecadiu (attrib.)Altar Cross, 1779-1788Mexico City
Silver, partially gilded. Cast, engraved and inscribed.
Marks appear several times: LNC, M with a crown and eagle in flight.Height: 56 cm
Maximum width: 25 cm
Base: 25 cm
Iván PolovzkovTankard, 1775Moscow, Russia. Partially Silver Gilt. Silver marks from Iván Polovzkov.
Miguel Guerra ÁvilaGolden Jug of Yelmo, late 18th centuryGilt silver
Silversmith brand: Miguel Guerra Ávila.
City mark and tax mark: Royal crown.Height: 32 cm
Metalsmith workshop in LombardyProcessional Cross, First half of the 15th centuryBeaten, embossed and gilded copper over a wooden core.
Height: 51.5 cm
Width: 24.5 cm
Thickness: 4 cm
Altar Cross, circa 1535-1559Palencia
Silver gilt, partially preserving its color. Cast, lathed, molded, engraved, embossed, and chiseled.
Incomplete marks on the base inner edge: Greek fleur-de-lys cross, PA/-- and ---/VM (?). Long, zigzag burin engraving.Height: 37 cm
Width: 24 cm
Base: 5 cm
Weight: 1,406 g
Pomander, Late 16th centuryDutch or German
Gilt silver and silver
Processional Cross, Second half of 17th centuryViceroyalty of Peru
Gilt silver and enamels; cast, embossed and chiselled.
State of preservation: excellent.Height of cross and knot: 64 cm
Height including the barrel: 232 cm
Width: 36 cm
Weight: 5,722 g
Silver Jar, 1550-1560Palma de Mallorca
Chiseled, cast and engraved silver.
Inscripcion: AVE MARIA (In Gothic letter) and a V.
Mark next to the edge of the mouth: -AIORI followed by a palm (with an O and R together). Chipped three times, very fine.Height: 14 cm
Width: 20 cm
Mouth diameter: 11 cm
Foot diameter: 7.5 cm
Pair of SalversViceroyalty of Peru (Peru), 17th century
Silver in own color, cast, beaten and chased23 x 7 cm each
Pair of Box StirrupsPeru, early 19th century.
Initials of former owner: J. CH
Cast and chased silver, carved wood and leather.
25 x 26 x 17 cm
Salt CellarSantiago de Guatemala
City brand, tax mark, crown royal silver.
Chiseled and embossed.Height: 7.5 cm