We are quite pleased to offer this rare c1950 Mexican sterling silver hand crafted vegetable tureen.
An unusual design in Mexican silver.
From Tane Orfebres, Mexico City. Founded in the early 1950s. The company renowned for some of the most important examples of Mexican hand wrought silver.
The tureen in circular form, gently scalloped and stepped overhang rim.
Boldly cast conjoined branch handles. The surfaces with gnarled, rough hewn life like finish detail. Rising from satin surface leaf terminal.
The well fit cover with equaly striking acorn and leaf finial.
Hallmarked as shown. Tane and Sterling marks. Also the actual mark of the silversmith who created the tureen "ADM".
This exceptionally hand crafted Tane sterling silver tureen is 7 1/2 inches across handles and 5 tall.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling construction tureen weighs 27 (standard) ounces.
Excellent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf. Cover well fit. The hand chased acorn finial and branch handles retian their original detail.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We very much welcome your interest.
We are collectors first. As such quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. Ship twice weekly. US Postal Service Express & Priority. Never ground. Fully insured. Almost always losing money by doing so.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. We refund your shipping costs as well. Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention a few mild scuffs, nick or tiny bump is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax. We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.
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Mexican Sterling Silver Branch Hande Tureen Signed Tane & Maker 27 Oz: $1,125