The expresión on the face of this Vintage Dachshund/ dog brooch is just great; her smile makes me smile too. Created and signed by Horacio de la Parra this brooch has great little details like her big tail, big EYE and of course the smile she even has a necklace on. The proportions are spot on for the breed. The company name was Plateria Azteca; he 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 point..
Weighs 4.8 grams..
Condition: Perfect vintage condition, only the most minor surface scuffs as per vintage..
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..
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