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WILLIAM SPRATLING BRACELET SILVER & SHELL 1950's

WILLIAM SPRATLING BRACELET SILVER & SHELL 1950's


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1960: Item # 1216697
Riverside Vintage Silver
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Rarely seen on the market this spectacular sterling silver and shell cuff bracelet was designed and signed circa 1950's by American and Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling.(1900-67). The cuff measures 1 1/2" at it's widest point in the center front. It has a 1 3/8" gap opening and a wearable length of up to a 6 3/4" wrist. The deep brown and pale golden shell inlay is held in place by silver rivets. Exquisite condition with no cracks or chips. Signed on the reverse WILLIAM SPRATLING TAXCO MEXICO with the eagle assay mark #30. Pictured on p.174 of MEXICAN JEWELRY by Greta Pack and Mary Davis, in Spratling Silver: A Field Guide by Phyllis Goddard and in the Spratling Silver Folio of Drawings.