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Mate Cup

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Collected: Chile
  • DATES late 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (11.4 x 9.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2003.50.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mary Ann Krotzer
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A globular silver mate cup with an incised decoration on the body, a C-shaped handle with a ball element at the end and a peacock-like bird in the handle position on the opposing side. This cup is the mate to 2003.50.3
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Mate Cup, late 19th century. Silver, 4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (11.4 x 9.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mary Ann Krotzer, 2003.50.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.50.2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 2003.50.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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