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Vintage Mexican silver dimensional pin / pend of a face Niello by Choe

Vintage Mexican silver dimensional pin / pend of a face Niello by Choe

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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1960: Item # 1366679

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A very nice vintage Mexican silver pin / brooch / pendant an Aztec portrait the proportions are very good and the niello work really makes the 3 dimensional aspect pop.


Measurements: 42.63mm | 1.67” round, 7.62mm thick without the closure.

Weight: 18.01 Grams.

Condition: Excellent vintage condition, IF the center of the forehead is faded is niello work and not tarnish, it is a bit faded in the center of the forehead. Light normal surface wear- near perfect.

NOTE: A near identical piece by another artist is in the book Mexican Silver Modern Hand-Wrought Jewelry and Metal Work by Penny Chittim Morrill and Carole A. Berk, 4th Edition (Schiffer Books for Collectors) page 100.

There is a small write up about Cheo is the book The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (third edition) by Bille Hougart pages 46.

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