Tetera
ca. 1750
14" x 13" x 7"
Silver, silver, 1.5 kilos
Region: Potosi, Bolivia
Fine silver cafetera from Potosi, Bolivia. This piece dates to 1750 and features a domed, hinged top and a c-shaped handle with ridged flourishes. The spout is fashioned into the shape of a dragon or serpent, with curled embellishments on its head and neck.