Los Castillo Silver Brass Copper Handwrought Clam Shell Bowl
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.