Vintage Mexican Silver 5 panel Niello bracelet by Isidro Garcia Pina - Maricela
Here is a wonderful Vintage Mexican Silver 5 panel bracelet made by the firm Maricela owned by Isidro Garcia Pina. The company is named after his daughter Maricela. This Niello bracelet has very deep chasing work, 5 panels of geometric design well executed and signed. The mark on this vintage bracelet dates it between 1943 - 1980.
Marked: Maricela (script). 925. Taxco. Hecho en México. Sterling. Eagle 3.
Measures approx. just over 7” wearable size, 16.35mm (.643”) wide at the panel, panels are 1.67mm thick
Weighs approx. 41.65 grams.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition without defects. Very light tarnishing. Clasp works as it should. Attractive patina with a bit of tarnish in the joints and catch area.
About Isidro Garcia Pina: Opened his shop in 1943 named the taller Maricela after his daughter. The shop closed in 1986. His work is considered to be high caliber; Featured in the book Mexican Silver Hallmarks by Bille Hougart (third edition) page 128 and many other book on collected Mexican Silver Artists.