Spanish Colonial silver oblong serving dish

South American, possibly Bolivia or Peru, late 18th century

The rim decorated with leaf motifs, the handles in the form of lion heads with foliage-form rings; no visible marks.

L: 16 1/2 in. W: 11 1/2 in. Weight: 43.015 oz. t.


Collection of the late Hans U. Jahn, Charlottesville, VA.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Sold for $1,875 (buyer's premium included)