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Deco A. Tobias Mexican silver and amethyst Pin / Brooch ~ lilies and buds

on Jun 12, 2018 in archived

Avidly collected for his amazing Mexico City repousse jewelry, A. Tobias is one of my favorite early maestros and the brooch I am presenting here is a great example of his craftsmanship and creativity. A stylized amethyst bud adorns the floral repousse mix of a lily and a serrated, fleshy leaf. Big and bold, it can adorn your most elegant black dress yet look equally at home on a jean jacket…

 

Size/Weight: 3  3/8″ wide by 2  3/4″ tall; 29.0 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “SILVER MEXICO” 1930s

Condition: excellent vintage with comfortable, fleshy repoussage, fantastic patina and a beautiful amethyst full of interesting inclusions, free of damage, and with no repairs noted

 

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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