This early Taxco Mexican flower pin is marked Silver Mexico which dates it to the 1930's-early 1940's. Measures 3-1/4 inches high and 3 inches wide. Weighs 25 grams total weight. The amethyst flower is beautifully carved and head in by 2 prongs. The three leaves all have a modern design that really show off the flower and the pin. This pin is a very early piece that really shows of the craftsman of Mexican craftsmanship using a modern and stylized art done in silver. In the book by P. Morrill and C. Berk Mexican Silver 2007 on page 40 the flowers look like those used by William Spratling in the early 1940's. This will make a great addition to any fine costume jewelry collection
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