Raise octagonal box with lid
Overall: 1 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 4.4 x 7 cm )
Raised circular silver box with eight semi-circular depressions decorated with hammered pattern; circular domed lid with all over hammered pattern; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Gift of Juan Pliego
stamped: on the base: "PLIEGO" below a two-faced Mexican Venus between two scrolls, all in an elongated hexagon between "HANDWROUGHT" and "STERLING"
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