This wonderful vintage necklace is a faithful early reproduction of the masterwork of Antonio Pineda. It is 7/8" wide in front and tapers to 3/8" wide towards the back. It is made from heavy weight sterling silver (240 grams) and has faceted onyx square stone accents. It is in excellent condition and bears a rather undecipherable signature at the box clasp. It appears to read "Taxco Sterling" around the initial JC.
This exquisite cross is an early example of the work of Ricardo Salas for Matilde Poulat. It is 2 1/4" long x 1 5/8" wide and is hand crafted from sterling silver with genuine turquoise and coral accents. It is in excellent condition and is signed "MATL Mexico 925 SALAS" on the reverse.
Extraordinary necklace by Margot Van Vorrhies Carr.
Champleve Enamel over Sterling silver.
Splendid design with seven dangling articulated gold enamel fish with blue dots.
Book piece featured in page 48 of the book "Spratling Silver and the Mexican Silver Renaissance"
Very good vintage condition with three very small spots with enamel loss (please see pictures).
Each fish is fully hallmarked and signed: "Margot de Taxco", design number 5693...
CA. 1940-45 pie server, rosewood & sterling, by Hector Aguilar, eagle #9; 11"L x 3" at widest. Excellent condition.
A delicate Mexican silver bracelet consisting of 6 three dimensional flower links. Hook clasp. Marked Silver Mexico on the hook. New owner may choose to polish. Measures 7 1/2" long and 1" wide. Pre Eagle.
A delicate vintage copper and silver link bracelet marked Mexico Silver. Measures 7 1/2" long and 3/4" wide. Hook closure. Nice condition, some wear to the copper. One copper ball has a very slight ding. Nice patina. Pre Eagle.
A large, bold Mexican silver ring reminiscent of the work of Matilde Poulat, Matl. Has a wide cutwork shank. Features a large oval brownish-purple glass or stone cabochon surrounded by 20 small turquoise beads. Probably silver. Measures about a size 10. Shank is 5/8" wide, center is 1 1/4" long and 7/8" across. Very nice condition.
Amethyst stones set off this very large 3.5in. x 2 3/8in. jewel designed by Maestro Horacio de la Parra and is properly hallmarked as shown. This rare piece weighs 16.5 grams and is featured in SILVER MASTERS OF MEXICO.
Vintage Modernist Sterling Silver Parure from Taxco circa 1950s. It includes a Necklace 17" in length, Bracelet 7" and Earrings w/screw backs just under 2". Total weight is just under 80g. Each part of set (Necklace, Bracelet and Earrings are hallmarked STERLING TAXCO MEXICO 925 and AIS?. The Necklace and Bracelet also have the Mexican Eagle Mark to signify Sterling). Well made set with little wear.
Wow! I can't stop looking at this set. Very appealing Mexican Heart Shaped Brooch and matching screw-back earrings set with carved Red Agate. The brooch measures 2" and is hallmarked Silver Mexico. Heavy and well made w/nice patina to silver and stone. The earrings are just over 7/8" with same mark.
This is a beautifully executed, thick silver bracelet that is 1in. wide on the side panels. The piece weighs 29.7 grams and has an airy cut out design and features an amethyst cabachon. It is slightly sizable and fits a 6.5in. to a 7in. the best. Marked Silver Mexico which dates the piece to pre-1948. This example of early Taxco silver work is a classic and displays an aura of elegance to those who gaze upon it.
This modernist design sterling silver and tiger eye pendant is fully hallmarked; 925 Antonio, Taxco Mexico. It measures 2" long and 7/8" wide. Condition of this wonderful pendant is excellent.
This is a lovely early Mexican sterling silver bracelet signed Los Castillo, c. 1940s. It consists of six repousse floral links and measures 8" long x 1 1/4" wide. The bracelet is in really excellent condition and is fully signed "Los Castillo, Taxco, Sterling, Made in Mexico" with design no. "662".
Dramatic first design period (1931-46) sterling silver and amethyst necklace designed and signed by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling(1900-67). The cruciform pendant measures 3 inches long X 2 5/8 inches wide. The attached sterling silver chain measures 19 inches long. The amethyst stones are very deep and vivid in color and in beautiful condition with no chips or cracks. The silver frame and chain are in excellent condition as well with no dents, dings or repairs...
A whimsical sterling silver brooch in a jumping fish design reminiscent of William Spratling's work. Some of the silver has been darkened for a three dimensional effect. Face is Tortoise Shell like with inlaid silver eye and mouth. Simply marked 925 on the back. Measures 2" across and 2" tall. Has a safety clasp. Nice weight and quality. Some very minor scratches.
A bold Mexican silver and dark green carved faces bracelet. Made up of four links that have large carved faces set in silver connected by silver chain. Has a safety chain. Interesting box clasp. In wonderful condition, faces are in great shape. One chin has a minor chip. Dark, rich green colored stones. Measures about 7" around and 1 3/4" wide. Unmarked. Pre eagle. Looks great on!
A wonderful early Mexican silver and green stone cabochon brooch. Features two birds, a central green stone cabochon and a large silver teardrop. Measures 3 1/4" across and 2 1/2" long. Has an early 'c' clasp which holds fine. Marked Silver, Made in Mexico, National. Warm patina, some very minor surface scratches. Great classic design.
A wonderful bracelet in the Waves style designed by Hector Aguilar. This bracelet marked Silver Made in Mexico, measures 6 3/4" long and 1" wide. Has a pin and chain closure. Weighs 60 grams. Nice warm patina. Thick curved links. Minor surface scratches. Pre eagle. Feels great on.