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Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mexican Silver Jewelry made in Taxco from the 1930s to the 1960s

Hector Aguilar


 

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Hector Aguilar large Silver Tulips Pin

1940's vintage Hector Aguilar Large Sterling Silver "Tulips" Pin Brooch

Dimensions: 3-5/8" long , 3" wide; 37.63 grams

Marks: HA inside circle, TAXCO, 940

Condition: Very good for its age; pin in good working order

Price: $250

Item #4270

Hector Aguilar silver marks

Reference: Silver Masters of Mexico by Penny Morrill, p. 91 and Mexican Silver by Penny Morrill & Carol Berk, p. 111.

This pin is marked with Aguilar's earliest known stamp. The design is by Valentin Vidaurreta, who was well known for his mastery of floral repousse. This design proved to be quite popular and was in continuous production for many years. It's a large beautiful statement piece.

 
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