Arrangement with Hector Aguilar in Taxco. Mexico was not required to use the word Sterling until later. Jewelry made at Aguilar's shop under this agreement.Was marked Made in Mexico, Coro, Silver or Silver, Coro. Mexico per information in Bille Hougart's book of. Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks.
This is a great example of Hector Aguilar's design with the. Marked Coro in script surrounded by Made in Mexico Silver. In 1939, with the financial aid of Valentin Vidaurrreta, Aguilar opened his own signature workshop (with encouragement from his former employer).Artists that joined him included Pedro Castillo, Reveriano Castillo, and Valentin Vidaurrreta; some of his early artisans followed him from Taller de Las Delicias. Aguilar found inspiration in Aztec and Mixtec art and architecture, and his work quickly became very popular. About four years later, metal shortages in the United States during World War II put Aguilar in a good position to secure a lucrative deal with the American costume jewelry company Coro. His artisans provided their excellent pieces to Coro until 1950. Condition is very good to excellent. There is a little bending on the ends of a couple of leaves that I'm not sure are intended or not. It measures 3 & 1/2" by 3 & 1/3". The item "Vintage Coro Mexican Sterling Silver Amethyst Tulip LG Brooch Pin Hector Aguilar" is in sale since Thursday, May 18, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Mexican\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "queencherry" and is located in West Orange, New Jersey.
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