The expresión on this Vintage C. 1955 Horacio de la Parra’s Mexican Sterling Silver Dachshund dog pin / brooch is great as is her tail and big EYE. Very detailed even has a necklace on; great proportions too. The company name was Plateria Azteca; worked for the greats Spratling, Hector Aguilar and helped start the firm Conquistador S.A.
Marks: PARRA. 925. MEXICO. Eagle 30.
Measures: approx. 65.3mm | 2.57” long, 30mm | 1.2” widest
Weighs: 4.8 grams.
Condition: Perfect vintage condition, only the most minor surface scratches.
For more information on Horacio de la Parra / Plateria Azteca please see the book: The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (third edition) by Bille Hougart page 124.