Los Castillo-attributed Silver, Brass and Copper Rooster Pitcher A666

A-666-68

What a creature! Gorgeous, bold and graceful, with a real life to it. A tremendous personality to the characterization married to exquisite workmanship. No mark. Very Los Castillo to our eyes, given their specialty of "marrying" different metals. Certainly golden age of the Taxco silversmiths. Price on request.

Salvador Corona Folk Art Box M586

M586-7

Bullfighter turned folk artist Salvador Corona (1895-1990) achieved considerable renown not only as a painter but also for these exquisite boxes depicting an 18th century Spanish Colonial paradise of his own imagining. They spawned an industry, but none of his successors succeeded in duplicating the inventive imagination and sheer life of his originals.  Close in ...