Silver, copper, jasper resin
Overall: 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/4 in. ( 5.4 x 7.9 x 5.7 cm )
Silver Weight and other materials: 7 oz (troy) 8 dwt (230 g
Anthropomorphic silver box with copper inlay on the exterior; interior of the box decorated with two jasper resin images after Aztec designs, one is an image of birth with a mother and child attached by an umbilical cord, the other is of death with one man murdering another with a knife; both hand colored.
Gift of Juan Pliego
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.