Cup - .750 silver - Bolivia - Mid 19th century

Description
Cup - .750 silver - Bolivia - Mid 19th century
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes - 276 g

Ritual silver cup, Andean Indians, Bolivia, 19th century.

This ritual cup, also called an awarint kupanaka was made in Bolivia in the Andes by Quechua, Chipaya or Aymara Indians for rituals with sugar cane alcohol.

The cup was tested with XRF analysis for the silver content, 750/1000.

Weight: 276 grams.

Height: 10 centimetres.
Width: 12 centimetres.

Condition: In good condition with normal minimal signs of wear.

Will be shipped registered.

Lot details
Object
Cup
Material
.750 silver
Estimated Period
Mid 19th century
Country of Origin
Bolivia
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Weight
276 g
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