Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 x 5.1 cm )
Square silver inkstand on a square pedestal with concave sides that raise to a square shoulder; hinged lid in the form of a pyramid; interioir has a circular bowl; 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 "STERLING" and "HANDWROUGHT"
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