OLD VINTAGE AZTEC MEXICAN STERLING SILVER COMPACT 58gms

OLD VINTAGE AZTEC MEXICAN STERLING SILVER COMPACT

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Hey Ya'll! Up for auction , you will be bidding on this beautiful Old Vintage Mexican sterling silver compact, Circa 1920's-1930's, Pre-Eagle era. What an excellent example of the artistic magnificence and pure talent exhibited by the silversmiths' of old Mexico. The top of the compact depicts the Aztec Calender Sun God reminiscent of the Pre-Columbian era of the 16 century . What a splendid early mexican piece to add to your collection of old Mexican sterling silver. Piece has a deep well and can be used as a compact, pill box, or is ideal for storage of small jewelry items.

Construction of the compact reveals very intricately detailed mexican carvings of the Aztec Calender Sun God that goes across the entire top of the square-shaped compact that are just stupendous! Top of compact is dome shaped . Compact opens by lifting the front tab to reveal inside, a deep well that was previously used for storage of rouge or powder . No powder puff or mirror is included, so the total weight is entirely from sterling silver [Mirror can easily be replaced if desired]. Hinge is working perfectly. Compact is in shiny , excellent condition, except for very minor amount of surface scratches on the underside from prior use, and ownership. HALLMARK : JSM 92
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