Los Castillo Silver Brass Copper Handwrought Clam Shell Bowl

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Being offered is a rare handwrought circa 1955 married metals - silver, copper and brass - bowl by Los Castillo of Taxco, Mexico. Los Castillo, the silversmith who was known for conceiving the technique of married metals, producing eye-catching decorative objects. This handmade bowl is an excellent example, with the bowl conforming to the shape and angle of a clam shell, with an applied faux pearl (perhaps a real pearl?) on the inside of the bowl and a starfish motif at the edge of interior, all sitting on three ball feet. Dimensions are 8 inches long by 4 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches high. No monogram. Marked as illustrated on the photo -Made in Mexico, Los Castillo, Handwrought, 8. In excellent condition.
Details
Place of Origin
Mexico
Date of Manufacture
1955
Period
1950-1959
Materials and Techniques
Mixed Metals
Condition
Excellent
Dealer Location
New York, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U1204048558721
Address
Lauren Stanley Silver
249 E. 48th St.
#18C
New York NY 10017
US
(646) 832-4037
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