Spanish Colonial Mate cup, c.1750, having a bowl with engraved fan shaped decorations on the base a collared rim on the the tapered neck and a raised, stepped collar mid-body.
The separate capstan stem sits on a large, tapered stepped pedestal base, The body has a long silver stud that secures it and the stem to a fixed silver nut under the base.
Weighing 225 grams or 7.2 ozs. Troy, this impressive Mate cup is 7 1/2" long, 3 1/4" in diameter at the base and 2 3/4" in diameter at the cup.
The soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear, crisp detail, with no monograms, removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.