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Metales Casados Serving Tray Crab Shaped


Metales Casados (Mixed metals): brass and copper with details of Abalone tray in the shape of a crab elaborated by “Los Castillo” workshop in Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico. “Los Castillo” workshop was established by three Castillo brothers: Miguel, Justo & Jorge and a cousin Salvador Vaca Terán in 1937, they were first apprentices and later, master silversmiths at William Spratling´s workshop in Taxco (town of silver production and extremely skilled silversmiths). In the 1950s and 1960s, "Metales Casados" (mixed metals) became a trademark of an original technique of metalwork harmonizing different materials: silver, alpaca, brass, copper, and other metal alloys that produced very original designs highly appreciated worldwide.


  • Materials and techniques
    Brass, Copper, Abalone
  • Condition
    Good. The copper has some pattina.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 5.90 in. x Dm 9.055 in.

    H 14.99 cm x Dm 23 cm

  • Diameter
    9.055 in. (23 cm)
  • Seller location
    Mexico, MX
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