Great Vintage TAXCO MEXICO Sterling and Onyx Bird FigurineGreat Vintage TAXCO MEXICO Sterling and Onyx Bird FigurineGreat Vintage TAXCO MEXICO Sterling and Onyx Bird FigurineGreat Vintage TAXCO MEXICO Sterling and Onyx Bird Figurine

This vintage Mexican silver figurine depicts whimsical little bird which appears to me to be a tufted jay with his tuft of hair and long tail. This is a very well made piece. The artist has used some sort of instrument to etch the feathers creating a subtle matte finish effect. The body is an egg shaped piece of onyx and it is evident at the tail side that this was hand carved and then polished. A nice weighty piece of artwork. The talons are nicely articulated as well. It is marked Taxco Mexico, 925 and includes the artist's initials, MAH. He measures 3 1/4" high 1 3/4" wide, by 4 1/2" long. Condition is great... There is one area of discoloration on the silver that I have not tried to remove. I will leave this up to the buyer as I know that some people prefer to leave the aged patina in tact. There was a similar bird that sold at auction for $550 that wasn't nearly as pretty as this guy. So this is a great price for such a "rare bird".

Item ID: RL-683

Great Vintage TAXCO MEXICO Sterling and Onyx Bird Figurine

$375 USD

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