A gorgeous, early, handwrought, early sterling link bracelet by Reveriano Castillo; motif taken from the Codex Vindobonesis (an early pictorial history book of the Mixtec people from the time of the creation until just before the Spanish Conquest); slightly over 8" long x 1-1/8" wide; weighs about 4 ounces; marked with an "R" within a "C", STERLING, TAXCO, 5," and eagle mark with #3; a couple of the protruding silver "cabochons" are slightly dented, otherwise fine condition with safety chain in tact and a lovely patina.

Reveriano Castillo was one of the first apprentices at William Spratling's Las Delicias before going to work for Hector Aguilar at the Taller Borda.  He and his wife, Maria worked for Los Castillo for ten years before founding their own workshop, Reveri, in 1952.

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