Artist Signed by one of the Mexican Silver Masters: Hector Aguilar. 940 Sterling Silver Macaw Pin another. 925 Macaw pin by Hector Aguilar is shown on page 134 of Penny Morrill's Silver Masters of Mexico Book.The eagle mark is absent, so this is early 1940s (1940 - 1945). Size: Approximately 4.25"w x 2 3/8"h x 1/8d. There is a nice patina on this piece, along with tarnish and dirt and remnants of silver polish. There are light scratches in the metal commensurate with age and gentle wear.
The stick pin is not perfectly straight, and it is somewhat difficult to open and close, but the clasp still functions. This is a beautiful early example of Hector Aguilar's modernist design & silversmith flow.
The pictures are enlarged to view the details. The item "VTG Signed Early Hector Aguilar Taxco Mexico 940 Sterling Silver Macaw Pin 4.25" is in sale since Friday, December 27, 2013. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Mexican\Pins, Brooches". The seller is "ad" and is located in ca. This item can be shipped to United States.
: Signed: HA (hallmark for Hector Agular)