18thc Spanish Colonial Authority Scepter with Silver Trim

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: South American: Implements: Pre 1800: Item # 466592

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18thc Spanish Colonial Authority Scepter with Silver Trim

These Spanish Colonial scepter were carried by chieftons or leaders in Peru and Bolivia-usually on horseback-always trimmed in silver and were symbols of authority-had forged iron tip that was used as animal prod,but more importantly, it was thrust into the ground to determine if the rocky soil could be planted-wood with silver highlights-38 inches long-minor dings to silver top-18th century

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