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Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar Necklace

Auction:
3265B
Lot:
182
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3265B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 20, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar Necklace, Mexico, modern, stylized jaguar with reticulated spots, maker's mark, stamped "950," interior cir. 16 1/4 in., approx. 7.0 troy oz.

Note: Daughter of the famous Mexican silversmith, Antonio Castillo, home d├ęcor and jewelry designer Emilia Castillo has a following and reputation that spans the globe. As a child growing up in Taxco, Mexico, master silversmiths in her family's legendary workshop surrounded Emilia. She has since developed a patented technique of fusing pure silver to porcelain, a beautiful and unique result that is a signature of her pieces. Her designs are hand-crafted in the workshop at her ranch in Taxco.
Estimate $800-1,200

Minor light scratches.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Antonio Castillo, Emilia Castillo, Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver Jaguar, Human activities, Human behavior, Silversmith, Taxco, Mexico

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