A South American Mate Cup Holder (SOLD)

Probably Alto Peru

Circa 1800

This carved wood mate cup holder is, most unusually, in the form of a horse with decorative rococo inspired silver mounts, typical of South American work at this time.

Length 16cm depth 8cm height 11cm (6.7 x 3.75 x 4.5 in)

Bibliography:
The Mate in America Javier and Jose Eguiguren pub.Eguiguren & Vega, Argentina

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