Alms dish (plato limosnero)

Alms dish (plato limosnero)

17th century (by 1698)
Artist
unknown artist
Country
Mexico
Object
dish
Medium
Silver
Accession Number
2013.315
Credit Line
Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer

Unknown artist, Alms Dish, 1600s. Silver; 9 × 3½ in. Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2013.315.

Dimensions
diameter: 9 in, 22.8600 cm; height: 3 1/2 in, 8.8900 cm
Inscription
"SEISO A. 9. DE MAIO, DE 1698: SIoMAYORDOMO FRAco HERNADS
Department
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Collection
Latin American Art
This object is currently on view
Exhibition History
  • "Heaven and Earth: The Jan and Frederick Mayer Collection of Spanish Colonial Art from the Denver Art Museum, Jun 16-Oct 8, 2006, Museo de las Americas, Denver