Handmade sterling silver pin designed and signed c.1950 by Taxco, Mexico artist Salvador Teran. Marked SALVADOR STERLING MEXICO 103. Layered sections of silver combine to paint a stunning and mysterious modernist portrait. Female or feline? Pin measures 2 1/4" X 1 1/2". 25 grams. Beautiful vintage condition.Pin back and lock work perfectly. No dents, dings or repairs. Works by Salvador are featured in WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE by Penny Morrill and in MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill and Carole Berk.