M. FORD CREECH ANTIQUES & FINE ARTS
 

 

SOUTH AMERICAN SILVER TASTEVIN
Probably Brazil, Early 19th Century
Mark : Crown over ?

 

 

 

The deep ovoid bowl engraved to the exterior with an asymmetrical vacant floral and foliate cartouche beneath a border of wrigglework, one end with foliate engraving issuing a ringed knop suspended from a sea serpent’s mouth, and a further coiled sea serpent clip; small mark to the end very rubbed but with a crown over a vertical shape, presumably the 18th or early 19th century Brazil mark; purchased in Bolivia

 

Condition : fine surface scratches and dents associated with most tastevins of age; no breaks or repairs

 

2.5” Long (Bowl) / 6” Long Overall / 1.3 oz

 

Price: Please Inquire

 

#6495

 

 

 

 

   

 

 The mark is too rubbed to be properly photographed.  However, it is definitely a crown, and probably the B below.

 

 

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Early 19th Century French Provincial Silver Tastevin

Double snake ring handle, maker's mark A over N.G within a lozenge / 4 oz. silver

 

 

 

 

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South American Engraved Silver Wine Taster, 19th Century, Probably Brazil, with 2 Dependent Loops as Sea Serpents