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3″ Los Castillo Mexican silver Pin Brooch ~ Egyptian Revival lotus design

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There is not one form of jewelry in which the Los Castillo did not excel yet I think their big, bold repousse brooches are simply above and beyond! The example I am presenting here, most probably an early creation if design numbers are indeed good indicators of when during the workshop’s life a specific idea was transformed into jewelry, reflects the Egyptian Revival of the Deco period. The brooch is dominated by a lotus flower in full bloom, with scrolled elements surrounding a fleshy rosette at its base. Warmly glowing patina, impressive size and attractive design combine with good craftsmanship and perfect finishing in a classy Los Castillo treasure…   Size/Weight: 3″ tall by 3 1/4″ wide; 37.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: fully signed with the Los Castillo signature in straight capital letters as well as “TAXCO”, “STERLING MADE IN...