From a collected artist of the 20th century Taxco México era, MIGUEL Garcia Martinez; a modernist flower pin / brooch with a bit of Niello work adding great depth. A client said it looked more like a trumpet or some musical instrument! This pin dates C. 1956.
Marks: MIGUEL. STERLING. 925. MEXICO.
Measures: approx. 32.18mm | 1.266” high, 49.7mm | 1.95” widest, 18mm thickest.
Weighs: 14.8 grams.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition, the Niello work has a very small bit of loss otherwise perfect.
About MIGUEL Garcia Martinez:
Garcia was the primary designer at Rancho Alegre owned by Pedro Perez in 1956. Perez was the shop manager at William Spratlings Taller de la Delicias. For a bit more about both please see the book: The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (third edition) by Bille Hougart.
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