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Lot 0080
1750-1760, Bolivia
the latch with two clear marks: one the mark of Sequeiro, the other a crowned CG;
outstanding silverwork depicting hunt scenes with Spanish and indigenous hunters; interior fitted with drawers and compartments with figural marquetry and bird and floral bone inlay (taracea) to the drawers and fall-front writing surface; on original silver-clad stand; overall on stand 51"h; chest measures 18.5"h; 25"w; 14"d
The Plinio Sequeiros mark on the vargueño latch is shown on page 153 of "Marcas de plateria Hispanoamericana" by Cristina Esteras Martin.


Fine condition. The amount of minor wear indicates that this piece was probably displayed as an art object and show of wealth, rather than a useful object.

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Estimate $10,000 - $20,000Nov 6, 2016
57 Bay State Road
Cambridge, MA 02138
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