Lot 98A: Heavy Bolivian Sterling Silver Heart Container
October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
South America, Bolivia, ca. mid to late 20th century CE. This is a sterling silver flaming heart with a small latched door on the front that is fully functional. A beautiful piece of Catholic-inspired folk art. Silver weight: 7.5 ounces; size: 4.7" W x 8.45" H (11.9 cm x 21.5 cm).
Provenance: Ex - Historia Antiques, James Caswell collection
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Condition Report: Excellent; very slight tarnish