Signed by a still unidentified maestro who must have worked for the Los Castillo and Margot de Taxco, a stunning repousse pectoral in sterling, perfectly executed and glowing warmly with the soft patina of well-aged silver. This is a generous in weight yet very comfortable to wear example of the genre and its wearable length is such as to guarantee a perfect fit for most of us. Please note the deeply etched details, the wonderful oxidation that renders the design three-dimensional and the flawless finishing. Heirloom quality…
Size/Weight: 16 1/2″ long (wearable); pectoral part is approx. 4 3/4″ wide with a 1 5/8″ drop at center front; width at the chain is approx. 7/8″ (at its widest); 110.0 grams
Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “APA” as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO 925”, “STERLING”, “TAXCO” and Eagle 3 assay mark; late 1940s-1950s
Condition: excellent vintage with attention paid to every little detail, perfect finishing, repousse that is fleshy and confident and patina to die for
SOLD – Thank you!