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    A LOS CASTILLO MEXICAN SILVER, MIXED METAL AND MALACHITE BROOCH AND EARRINGS, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1953
    Marks: METALES CASTILLO, MADE IN MEXICO, 63, (eagle-15)
    1-5/8 inches high (4.1 cm) (brooch)
    1.36 troy ounces

    The stylized parrot brooch with safety catch and pair of earrings with screw backs. Los Castillo presented this design at the 1953 Ferias de la Plata (Silver Fair), in Taxco, Mexico, which won first prize for Color, Composition and Imagination.

    Reference:
    Berk, Carole A. and Morrill, Penny Chittim. Mexican Silver. Atglen, Pennsylvania, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1994, pp. 86, 90.



    Condition Report*: With surface scratches and nicks commensurate with age and indicative of use.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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