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Drinking Vessel (Bernegal)

Before 1641


2 3/4 × 6 7/16 in., 231 g (7 × 16.3 cm)
diameter of foot: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Josephine Setze Fund for the John Marshall Phillips Collection
Probably made in New Spain, Spain
17th century
Containers - Metals

Nuestra Senora de la Pura y Limpia Concepcion, wrecked 1641; salvaged by William Robinson, 1689. Sotheby’s, New York, Sale, November 5th, 1986 lot 54; sold to Carlos Alberto Cruz (The Apelles Collection), London and Santiago, Chile; consigned to Eguiguren Arte de Hispanoamerica, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.