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Two Pieces of Emilia Castillo Sterling Silver-Mounted Alabaster Tableware

contemporary, Taxco, Mexico, including a center bowl and vase, each with a body carved from a single piece of alabaster and raised on a tapering cylindrical sterling silver foot decorated with Mesoamerican motifs.
bowl h. 5", dia. 9-3/4"; vase h. 9", dia. 3-1/2"

Estimate $500-800

**The bowl has a very minor dent on the lower edge, but otherwise both pieces are in very good condition with no issues noted. Natural flaws in the alabaster but no other chips or cracks. Each piece marked on the underside "Emilia Castillo / TO-85 / Mexico M.R. / 925"; both additionally inscribed "Emilia Castillo", the bowl additionally stamped "Sterling".

Sold for $438
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