Janna Mexico Sterling Wisement Christmas Tree Ornament. This vintage Janna, Taxco, Mexico hand made sterling silver Christmas ornament is an adorable reclining mouse.One of her early Christmas ornaments, it is a thin pierced ornament featuring the cheerful mouse kicked back in his nightcap. It is marked on the back with Janna's hallmark of a lit torch, "STERLING JANNA MEXICO". This hard to find treasure measures 3 1/4" wideand 1 3/4" tall not including the hanging chain. Janna Thomas was a New York City designer whose workshop in Taxco employed skilled silversmiths trained under Spratling and Antonio to produce her exclusive designs. Retail customers for Janna's silver included Tiffany's, among others.
Janna's workshop operated from 1965 until her death in 1980. Since this is a vintage ornament it may display minute scratches or wear consistent with polishing and use. There aren't very many of these for sale anywhere. There is no original box, pouch or romance card, but it will come with a new replacement anti tarnish pouch.As with all vintage silver, may require proper polishing upon receipt depending on your preferences. If by some small chance your item is not satisfactory, your return should still be received within 7 days or less. Be sure to check my other listings for many Christmas sterling pendant /medallion / ornament / charms, and other great gift items, Victoriana, Elegant Glassware, Vintage Clothes and Shoes etc. The item "Vintage Janna Mexico Taxco Sterling Silver Reclining Mouse Xmas Tree Ornament" is in sale since Thursday, January 05, 2012. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Modern (1946-90)\Ornaments\Metal". The seller is "dkoldtiques" and is located in Barry, Illinois.
This item can be shipped worldwide.