Vintage Circa 1945 early pre assay Mexican Pre Columbian design puffy cheek bird man mask Maya or Aztec ethnographic motif repousse pin with a bird or serpent on its headdress.
Mark: Made in Mexico Sterling - with old style safety clasp hinge.
A most talented silversmith took a sheet of sterling and hammered it onto a pitch bowl to create such repousse detail. Because it is holloware one looks for the air escape openings which in this case are found at one ear.
Wt: approx 1 Oz or 27 grams of sterling on postal scale
2 1/2" X 2 1/4".
More info: In very good pre owned vintage condition with lots of darkening in the crevices. If you like faces, this is it.
$12 USPS Priority/Ins/Track or Free with your USA Ck or USPS MO.
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