South American silver mug, ca 1850. Tapering sides and applied rim and foot. Engraved band with figures and flowers. A highlight is the man dangling upside down in a beast’s jaws and his spear-wielding rescuer. Worked s-scroll handle with leaf cap. Nice patina.
Dimensions: H 4 x W 5 x D 3 3/4 in. Weight: 8.1 troy ounces. #BM408