Vintage Taxco Los Castillo Sterling and Copper Fish Brooch

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Vintage from the 1950s

This pin from Los Castillo is a fine example of the intricate and difficult technique of metales casados (married metals). The sterling silver is set with a stylized copper fish/shrimp motif that has been expertly cut out and smoothly soldered into the same shape cut into the silver. C. 1955.
Marked Los Castillo, 167, Eagle 1_ (the second number is blurred, possibly is a 5). It measures 2-1/16" by one inch. It is in very good condition.

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