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Vintage Margot De Taxco Sterling Silver Enamel Brooch, #5414A Mask/Pointed Face

$ 375.00

Margot De Taxco signed/hallmarked piece.
It is a Mayan-style face surrounded by swirls. The piece is from the Mask series. 
The design is champleve style enamel & sterling silver.
On the back, there is a pin.
dated 1940s. 
GRAMS: 28.3
Champlevé enamel
 is created with indented areas that are carved or cast into the metal and then filled with the enamel.  After the enamel has been fired, the object is then filed and polished, leaving the non-indented areas without enamel.  The name Champlevé comes from the French word meaning ‘raised field’.  

This design is featured in the book: "Silver Artists of Modern Mexico, Dreaming In Silver" by Penny Morrill for Schiffer, Pg. 255." The design shown is a necklace. 

LABEL: Margot De Taxco, Made in Mexico, Sterling, 16 Eagle #5414A

MEASUREMENTS:  3" H  x 2 1/2" W

CONDITION: Vintage pre-owned. Signs of wear and light surface scratches commensurate to the age. Overall a lovely piece.


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