Taxco Mexico Metales Casados Sterling Silver Trinket Box

ITEM: Vintage Mexican Taxco Metales Trinket Box

COMPOSITION: Sterling silver, with brass, copper.

GEMS: N/A.

CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent

WEIGHT: 9.4 Grams.

MEASUREMENT: 1-1/4" width X 5/8" high approx: 1/4" deep.

MARKS: Mexico, Taxco, Metales, Sterling, Eagle with #3

SIZE: N/A.

COMMENTS: This fabulous piece is in great condition and features metales casados, or married metals. Introduced to Taxco silver by Chato, married metals is an old Indian way of fusing the different colored metals into one seamless surface. This trinket box incorporates copper, sterling as well as brass metals on the surface with a shape of a face. A sterling border surrounds the design which is also inlaid with turquoise pebbles. The box is hinged and features a latch in the front. It is stamped Mexico, Taxco, Metales, Sterling, Eagle with #3. Undisturbed aged patina, polishing is available by request.

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Item ID: KD Inlaid trinket box


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$125 USD

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