Lot 94: Stunning Spanish Colonial Silver Crown of Thorns
October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, USALive Auction
Latin America, Bolivia, ca. early 20th century CE. Gorgeous and quite poignant! Solid sterling silver crown of thorns in a style that have adorned the heads of Cristo figures since the 16th century in South America and reminds us of the cross of thorns Jesus had to endure during the crucifixion. Crafted by world-famous Bolivian silversmith, I. Mora . Weighing a massive 164.8 Grams, marked 925. Size: 13.5" W x 6.75" H (34.3 cm x 17.1 cm)
Provenance: Ex - Historia Antiques
All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.
A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.
We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.
Condition Report: Quite excellent