Victoria Taxco Mixed Metals Fish Glass Holders in Silver, Copper and Brass M835

M835-02

A unique set of Mexican made glass holders by Victoria of Taxco, Mexico. Pieces look hand tooled and finished. Pair of glass holders in solid Copper, Brass and Silver with tall slender glass to center. Circa 1950. 6" x 3". Ana Nunez de Brilanti is one of the original Taxco Silver designers from the late 1930's. She ...

Emilia Castillo Turquoise and Silver Plate Bowl in Volcanic Rock Base M839

A star piece in the Castillo Collection depicting little lizards in turquoise. Bowl is hand hammered and base is carved out of Volcanic rock. This is a heavy piece. Clearly marked to base of bowl Castillo workshop of Mexico. Great detail and a one of a kind piece. 4 3/4" tall and 8"deep. Price on request. Emilia grew up in Taxco, ...

Mexican Silver Christmas Ornament in the shape of a Pomander M492

M492-6

This hinged globe-shaped silver box, in a design of repoussé silver contrived to look like the leaves and stems of the painted metal and pearl flowerets that stud its surface, resembles nothing so much as a pomander. In its fitted red velvet box it summons up also the memories of the old traditional paper ribbon ...

Mexican Silver and Obsidian Brooch M468

M468-1

Extremely handsome silver setting of an obsidian stone with elegant white striations. Brooch measures 4 x 3 3/4. Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass formed as an extrusive igneous rock. It possesses the property of presenting a different appearance according to the manner in which it is cut: when cut in one direction it is jet ...