Emilia Castillo Turquoise and Silver Plate Lizard Handled Pitcher M838

M838-61

9.5" tall, 9" wide. This amazing work by the daughter of Castillo himself depicts 2 geckos and/or lizards playing around a silver plated hand-hammered sphere.  Lovely work and liberal use of actual turquoise really set this breathtaking piece off to its full advantage. Properly marked By Emilia Castillo. Acquired in Mexico, circa 1980. Emilia grew up in Taxco, a silver mining ...

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.