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Silver Uruguayan "Mate"

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All Items: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Pre 1900: item # 59134

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Silver Uruguayan "Mate"
Handmade of colonial silver, this "mate" cup is of Uruguayan origin from the 1850-1870 period.
"Mate" is a special cup for drinking "yerba mate" a popular tea brewed from the leaves of a native holly (Ilex Paraguariensis). The perforated silver straw used for drinking the "mate" contains leaves carving.
Dimensions: 7.25" height (mate), diameter aprox. 3.25".
Length of the silver straw (bombilla)8.75".

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