Inkstand set (recado de escribir)
- Alejandro Antonio de Cañas, Mexican
- Born: Acapulco, Mexico
Credit LinePurchased with funds from Alianza de las Artes Americanas
Alejandro Antonio de Cañas, Inkstand Set, 1790-1818. Silver; 13⅝ × 6¾ in. Purchased with funds from Alianza de las Artes Americanas, 2019.871A-H.
Dimensionsheight: 13.5827 in, 34.5 cm; width: 6.6929 in, 17 cm
InscriptionThe set bears the crowned “M” mark for Mexico City, the open-wing eagle mark for the royal fifth tax (quinto real), Alejandro Antonio de Cañas maker’s mark, as well as assay mark for chief assayer Antonio Forcada y La Plaza (active Mexico City 1790–1818).
DepartmentMayer Center, Latin American Art
CollectionLatin American Art
This object is currently on view
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