Ornamental Breastplate

Unidentified maker, Spanish Colonial Alto Peru (near current-day Potosí, Bolivia), 18th century

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probably 18th century

Silver

Overall: 8 7/8 × 11 1/8 × 1/4 in. (22.6 × 28.2 × 0.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Harrington Silver Fund, including gifts from the Estate of John H. Mudie, Class of 1949, in memory of Ernest Martin Hopkins, Class of 1901

2019.36

Geography

Place Made: Bolivia, South America

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Personal Adornment

Research Area

Americas

Not on view

Exhibition History

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA. Cambios: The Spirit of Transformation in Spanish Colonial Art. April 10–May 12, 1992.

Publication History

Gabrielle Palmer and Dr. Cristina Esteras Martín in Cambios: The Spirit of Transformation in Spanish Colonial Art. Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, in cooperation with University of New Mexico Press, 1992, 65–66, cat. no. 45.

Provenance

Private Collection; with Marion Hamilton (dealer), Winters, California; sold to present collection, 2019.

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