Braserillo
c. 1800
2" x 7.75" x 4.75"
Silver, Silver, wood
Region: Mexico
A good early 19th century Spanish colonial silver braserillo (brazier) with double turned wood handles and large chased bowl. A Brazier, for those unfamiliar, is a container which was used to hold live coals, passed at the table for guest to light cigars or cigarettes.