Ca. 1940's candlesticks by William Spratling; hand hammered; 4"H x 3"x3 3/4" base; excellent condition.
Ca. 1950's Third Design Period link bracelet, diamonds, squares, circles, by William Spratling. 7"L x 1/4"W. Hallmarked with the period WS script stamp and applied eagle 1 seal. 20.5 grms.
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A large, hard to find man's ring, set with agate, well stamped; ca. 1940's; agate: 1"x3/4"; size 11 1/2.
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A ca. 1930'3/40's cigar ashtray of heavy gauge sterling; stamped and rocker engraved on the holders and around the outer rim. 8 3/4"L x 2"W. 152 grms. Bears a crossed arrow hallmark. Excellent condition.
This popular design by Manuel Altamirano, was also sold through the Hector Aguilar taller, whose hallmark it bears. The largest of the tapered, hammered links is 1 3/8x1 1/4. 14 1/2"L Slight fraying to the velvet ribbon which holds the links; easily replaced.
An elegant, desirable necklace by Antonio Pineda, ca. 1953. Heavy gauge trapezoidal links of 970 silver, set with moonstones; Crown mark with 121 eagle. 16"L; links: largest: 1" x 1/2". Pictured on p. 160 of SILVER SEDUCTION - The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda.
A well crafted stlg shot glass, stamped with an applied knifewing dancer with a turquoise in a serrated bezel. 1 1/2" diam. at top; 43 grms. excellent condition.
This well known design, usually bearing the Hector Aguilar hallmark and attributed to him, is actually the work of Manuel Altamirano, who worked for a time at the Taller Borda, and whose designs bear Aguilar's hallmark. This belt bears Altamirano's hallmark. It measures 31" L. The links are 1 1/4L"x1"W It shows wear and tear in the form of very minor dents on several links. 175 grms.
CA. 1950'S Antonio earrings of 970 silver; dangling concentric circles with original screwbacks. The largest circle is 1 3/4" diam. Overall length: 2 1/2".
These two William Spratling bird pins are from his First Phase period, ca. 1940's, hand embossed and stamped. Large pin: 2 1/4"x2"; smaller: 1 1/4" x 1 1/8". Excellent condition.
This elegant necklace dates to the 1940's, William Spratling's First Phase design period. Silver beads and trapezoidal, hollow backed links are the main elements. 16"L; links: 1"x7/8" at widest. Hallmarked both on the clasp and link.
A rare cuff, hallmarked Silver by Tono, Mexico, ZZ223, used between 1948-1953, showing the influence of Valentin Vidaurreta. Made for a small wrist: 5" plus 1" gap. 68 grms. 1 1/2"W solid silver.
This cuff represents Hubert Harmon's whimsical, creative ability at its best. Ca. 1940's sterling, set with a large tapered amethyst, it measures 2" at its widest. 97 grms. Inner circumference: 5 3/4" plus a 1 1/4" gap. Excellent condition. A collector's must.
A heavy, ca 1950's, modernist clamper bracelet by Margot de Taxco. 124 grms. 1 3/4" at widest. Tight spring allows for up to a 7" fit. Minor abrasions to several beads. Very good condition.
This large, heavy, ca. 1950's buckle by Antonio Pineda is inlaid with iridescent, amoeba-shaped abalone. There are two sections, which allow for size adjustment to the leather. It measures 4 3/4"x2" and weighs 119 grms. Excellent condition.
Ca. 1950's bracelet by Antonio, made of stepped, wedge-shaped links, set with deep, rectangular amethysts. 6"L; Links: 7/8"W tapering to 1/2". The ring of this design is pictured on p. 151 of Silver Seduction, The Art of Mexican Modernist, Antonio Pineda, by G. Stromberg
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18K Columbian & emerald earrings, nicely crafted, for pierced ears. 1 1/8" x 3/4". Excellent condition.
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This unusual and hard to find pin by Hector Aguilar, ca. 1940, is pictured on p. 8 of Silver Masters of Mexico by Penny Morrill. Constructed of multiple layers of silver sections, set with cabochon turquoise of various shades, and measuring 3 1/2" x 2 3/4". Hallmarked with bell #9, of 940 stlg. Slight bending to extreme lower right hand curve.