Margot de Taxco Book Piece 925/Cigarette Case!
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Directory: Vintage Arts: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1960: item # 1235515
Please refer to our stock # 050 when inquiring.
812 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
|This is a remarkable cigarette case made by the 'highly sought after" & collectible Taxquena artist,"Margot de Taxco'..Known for her exquisite silver works & enamel, back in the day during the Mexican Silver Renaissance.This cigarette case can be used for cigarettes,if your a smoker, or a case for whatever you choose or simply for a timeless piece of art & history!!!!The heavy top is made of a heavy gauge Sterling, as well as the bottom border.The top is repousse & you can actually see the repousse in the interior that is from the design on the front,when you open the lid.It has white aroung the perimeter in the inside lid,not sure if it enamel (?).As well as the pounding work marks,that were so evident in the older pieces from Mexico.the inside is of wood,with a beautiful copper bottom as well as a border.PERFECT condition & well cared for.The cigarette and matches and smoke coming from the cigarette is all enamel.(Please view all the photos.)This is featured in the book called"MARGOT VAN VOORIES,"THE ART OF MEXICAN ENAMELWORK" on page 141..Weighs 1lb.4.99oz.,measures 5 1/8th" wide x 4" x 1 3/8th" in depth.Hallmarked "Margot de Taxco,Made in Mexico & sterling in a circle.Reg.# 5592 & the # is not visible inside the eagle.A True piece of time & a real grabber!!! If you need more photos or have any questions,feel free to contact us here in Santa fe..We typically use FEDX for our shipping & please specify whether you would like overnite,2nd day,ground,but If there is a preference in shipping,please state that when ordering.Prices will vary.Realize though that some cost more than others..Insurance not included.NM residents pay 8.18% tax.Thank you for looking!!!A sale by you or your assigns guarantees to Marc Navarro Galleries, that you are satisfied with the item's condition prior to your purchase and that you are buying a item in "As Is" condition. Please view all the photos.We thank you for looking & your interest.|