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.
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.