One of the Los Castillo workshop earlier creations as is indicated by its low design number the “koi fish” bracelet dates from the years when Margot de Taxco was still married to Antonio Castillo and under the spell of Japanese aesthetics. The bracelet I am presenting here has all the distinctive elements of the motif – the fish swim in and out of undulating waves with air bubbles surrounding them and their tiny scales are carefully rendered en repoussage. Wonderful patina, comfortable articulation and exquisite craftsmanship combine in a bracelet brimming with life and motion…
Size/Weight: 6 3/4″ long (wearable; once clasped, it becomes a little roomier at 7″) by 15/16″ wide; 39.9 grams
Hallmarks / Date: taller’s signature as shown as well as “STERLING MADE IN MEXICO”, Eagle 1 assay mark and des. no 183; pre-1948
Condition: excellent vintage with fantastic patina, comfortable to wear, a pleasure to behold, with no damage or repairs noted and ready to accept a safety chain, should you choose to add one
SOLD – Thank you!