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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1449889 (stock #000008)
California Dreaming
$1,496.25
Listed Price $1,995.00
For sale here is a SUPERB vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver sculptural Mexican modernist serving bowl by Los Castillo of Taxco. Modern sculpture for your dining table! Obviously made for pouring, and could be used for gravies and sauces, but also syrups or other easily poured comestibles. Measures 8-1/4" long by 5-1/2" tall by 4-1/2" wide, and weighs 450.4 grams or 15.9 ounces. Marked at bottom as shown, "Los Castillo Taxco Hecho en Mexico .925" and the Eagle 15. There are a couple of pinpo...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1950 item #1455217 (stock #000297)
California Dreaming
$1,496.25
Listed Price $1,995.00
For sale here is a super RARE and incredible pair of vintage 1940s hand forged and patinated steel Mexican modernist Kneeling Figure candle holders designed by Chato Castillo for Los Castillo of Taxco. I've only seen one other pair EVER in my 45+ year career! You will likely never see another pair for sale anywhere! The finest avantgarde Mexican modernist sculpture for your table by the famed Los Castillo Taller of Taxco! Compare these to any other taller in Taxco in the 1940s, and you will see ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450923 (stock #000079)
California Dreaming
$146.25
Listed Price $195.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver copper brass black onyx and turquoise Mexican modernist Dots design tie bar clip by maestro Tono of Taxco from his early Piedra Negra (black stone) line of jewelry. A striking design with the usual incomparable craftsmanship! Measures 1-1/2" long by 3/8" wide, and weighs 6.7 grams total. Marked at back, "Tono Piedra Negra", also "Sterling 925 Taxco" in a circle around "AC", "Hecho en Mexico" and design number "T198". Exc...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #1452763 (stock #000172)
California Dreaming
$596.25
Listed Price $795.00
For sale here is a BIG and quite rare vintage 1950s 60s handmade mixed metals sterling silver brass and black onyx inlay Mexican modernist Face design letter opener/knife designed by Stella Popowski (1931-2008) in Taxco. Popowski was a European jewish emigre who fled Europe to Cuba in the late 1930s, and left Cuba for Mexico in the late 1940s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to early 1960s and designed jewelry for Los Castillo, Antonio Pineda, and later for herself in her own studio. ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1450275 (stock #000027)
California Dreaming
$1,496.25
Listed Price $1,995.00
For sale here is a GARGANTUAN and very rare vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling brass and copper on wood Mexican modernist Last Supper wall-sculpture artwork by the Talleres Monasticos of Cuernavaca Mexico, and most likely designed by the famous Mexican architect/monk Gabriel Chavez de la Mora who was a member of the Benedictine monks of Cuernavaca at the time. The sterling copper and brass pieces are raised above the black wood base in the technique called 'metales divorciados' (divorc...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1451298 (stock #000114)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a RARE set of vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver silver brass and black onyx modernist Rooster brooch pin with matching earrings designed by Stella Popowski in Taxco Mexico. Popowski (1931-2008) was a jewish emigre from Poland who fled the Nazis in Europe by moving to Cuba with her parents and siblings in the 1940s, and then to Mexico in the 1950s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to mid 1960s and designed jewelry for Los Castillo, Antonio Pineda, and later opened ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450474 (stock #000031)
California Dreaming
$371.25
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a rare vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver and shell Mexican modernist hinged brooch and earrings set by maestro Enrique Ledesma of Taxco. A very rare and striking design by the mid century modernist maestro from Taxco! The brooch measures 2-3/4" by 1-5/8", the earrings measure 1-1/4" by 3/4", and the set weighs 16.1 grams total. Marked at backs as shown, "Ledesma Hecho en Mexico 925", and Eagle 3. The earrings are also marked "Taxco". Excellent vintage condition with just fi...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450476 (stock #000033)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a superb and very rare pair of vintage 1950s handmade mixed metals sterling silver copper and shell Mexican modernist earrings by maestro Enrique Ledesma of Taxco. One of the rarest of his designs, and no doubt one of his finest! Measure 1-3/8" long by 3/4" wide, and the pair weigh 8.4 grams. Marked with Ledesma maker mark, also "Taxco 925" and the Eagle 3 mark. The backs were converted by a previous owner from screw to pierced which of course doesn't show at all when worn, but ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1449888 (stock #000007)
California Dreaming
$2,246.25
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is a SUPERB and rare vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver 6 candle candelabra/candelabrum designed by Ib Trier Morch for Anton Michelsen of Denmark. Known as the "Bolgeslag" The Waves candelabra, designed by Ibi Trier Mørch (1910-80) for Anton Michelsen in 1950. She worked for Michelsen for a very short time from 1949 to 1952, and won a gold medal at the Triennale in Milan for another of her designs for Michelsen. A superb example of mid century Danish modern design by one of De...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1455218 (stock #000298)
California Dreaming
$2,246.25
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is a MAGNIFICENT and very rare vintage 1980s handmade metales casados and mosaico azteca Aztec Chieftain decorative tazza tray designed by Antonio Castillo for his family firm Los Castillo of Taxco Mexico. A highly stylized Aztec Chieftain figure in metales casados (married metals) and mosaico azteca (mosaic stone inlay) set in a silver-plated tazza tray foundation. I'm certain that this incredibly beautiful object was intended to be an artwork for proud display rather than a utili...
All Items : New Century : Metalwork : Pre 1990 item #1455216 (stock #000296)
California Dreaming
$2,246.25
Listed Price $2,995.00
For sale here is a HUGE and very rare vintage 1980s handmade metales casados and mosaico azteca Hunting Scene decorative tazza tray designed by Antonio Castillo for his family firm Los Castillo of Taxco Mexico. A highly stylized Hunting Scene in metales casados (married metals) and mosaico azteca (mosaic stone inlay) set in a silver-plated tazza tray foundation. I'm certain that this incredibly beautiful object was intended to be an artwork for proud display rather than a utilitarian item for ev...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450475 (stock #000032)
California Dreaming
$296.25
Listed Price $395.00
For sale here is a HUGE and heavy vintage 1950s handmade sterling silver and carved carnelian Face design pendant by Los Ballesteros of Taxco. The openwork sterling silver frame centers a large carved and prong-set carnelian Face - entirely handmade and extra large format that makes a statement when worn! Measures 3-1/4" including the bail by 2-5/8" wide and weighs a super-hefty 68.3 grams total. Marked on the bail as shown with the Los Ballesteros maker mark, also "Taxco" and Eagle 42. Also, te...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452073 (stock #000147)
California Dreaming
$371.25
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a SUPERB vintage 1950s 60s handmade mixed metals sterling brass copper black onyx and turquoise Mexican modernist Cubist Figure design brooch pin pendant by Tono of Taxco, and from his early 'piedra negra' (black stone) line of jewelry. One of my favorite designs by maestro Tono of Taxco, and a true work of art for you to wear! Just the front side is composed of over 30 separate pieces put together like a jigsaw puzzle in sterling silver, brass, black onyx and turquoise! Measure...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452115 (stock #000148)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a RARE vintage 1950s 60s handmade sterling silver Mexican modernist bolo tie designed by Miguel Garcia Martinez for Rancho Alegre in Taxco. A striking modernist design inspired by pre-Columbian designs. Entirely handmade in solid sterling silver by one of the greats of the Mexican Silver Renaissance! The slide measures 2-1/8" by 1-1/2" and is on a 36" black cord. The terminals are also solid sterling silver and measure 1-1/8" long by 3/8" diameter. Total weight for the bolo is 3...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1450918 (stock #000077)
California Dreaming
$371.25
Listed Price $495.00
For sale here is a RARE and wonderful vintage 1950s signed handmade sterling silver and azurmalachite inlay modernist design link bracelet by Nestor of Taxco. Each link is raised in the center with it's two sides at an angle sloping downwards, and this gives the bracelet a lot of extra 'oomph' when worn. An outstanding design by one of Taxco's lesser known craftsmen, but the design speaks for itself! Measures 1-1/8" wide with inside 'straight-line' measurement of 7" but since the links are curve...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1960 item #1451016 (stock #000093)
California Dreaming
$108.75
Listed Price $145.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s signed handmade sterling silver Mexican modernist pre-Columbian or cave-drawing inspired design screwback earrings. Each earrings features a design of a cut-out pre-Columbian Hunter holding his spear. Measure 2" long by 7/8" wide, and the pair weigh 11.2 grams total. Marked at backs as shown, "Sterling Taxco" with the Eagle 3, also an incomplete maker mark that looks like "Abel..." can't quite make it out. Also marked "NF Mexico" on the screwbacks. Ex...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452612 (stock #000165)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s handmade metales casados (married metals) sterling silver, brass, and black onyx Antelope design Mexican modernist screwback earrings designed by Estela Popowski in Taxco. Popowski was a jewish emigre from Poland who fled from the Nazis in Europe by moving to Cuba with her parents and siblings in the 1940s, and then to Mexico in the 1950s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to early 1960s and designed jewelry for Los Castillo, Antonio Pineda, ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Mexican : Pre 1970 item #1452611 (stock #000164)
California Dreaming
$221.25
Listed Price $295.00
For sale here is a BIG pair of vintage 1950s 60s handmade mixed metals sterling silver copper and onix negro (inlaid black onyx) Mexican modernist Face design cufflinks designed by Estela Popowski (1931-2008, USA) in Taxco. Popowski was a jewish emigre from Poland who fled from the Nazis in Europe by moving to Cuba with her parents and siblings in the 1940s, and then to Mexico in the 1950s. She lived and worked in Taxco in the 1950s to early 1960s and designed jewelry for Los Castillo, Antonio P...