MEXICAN STERLING TEA SET (2) c1948 CONQUISTADOR, MEXICO CITY. A fine and rare, mid-century Mexican sterling silver set of two tea cups and matching saucers. From the Mexico City firm of Conquistador, founded c1940 by Horacio de la Parra. Crafted fine silver for both Spratling and Aguilar. The firm closed in the 1950s.
Classic form with alternating wide and slim petal fluting. Tea cups retain the original hand woven raffia to handle for heat suppression.
And retain the original gold interior. The tea cups 3 1/2 inches, saucers 4 1/2 inches. The two sets weigh 12 1/2 standard ounces total. All 4 pieces hallmarked as shown. This is the late 1940s Conquistador hallmarks, illustrated page 49 of the.Little Book Of Mexican Silver and Hallmarks. Rich sterling patina, retain original detail, cups with original gold interiors. The item "Mexican Sterling Silver Tea Set (2) c1948 Conquistador" is in sale since Friday, March 15, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.