Rosewood plaque with image of Abraham and the night sky in brass, copper and silver; created by Talleres Monasticos (probably c. early 1960s); about 10" x 4-7/8" x slightly over 3/4" thick; marked with Talleres Monasticos maker's mark on the reverse and .925; some light surface wear, but in overall fine condition.

"Talleres Monasticos is the workshop of the Benedictine monks of Cuernavaca.  The workshop was described as producting some exceptionally interesting semi-abstract liturgical artswork." (From Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks by Bille Hougart, p. 195)

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