This is an Old Taxco Mexico Jorge Chato Castillo 980 Silver Butterfly Brooch Pin JC Hallmark 1930s. This interesting pre-eagle Taxco Mexico brooch/pin is marked Taxco/980 with the Jorge Chato Castillo JC hallmark. Chato Castillo was a silversmith and founding member of Los Costillo and was trained by William Spratling. The stylized butterfly has tarnish/patina. The brooch has the early C clasp with hinged pin stem. The piece weighs 14.9 grams and measures 2 3/8 inches by 1 1/2 inch.
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