antique mexican sterling silver Spratling Taxco RIVERSIDE VINTAGE SILVER


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950: Item # 1262172
Riverside Vintage Silver
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N.Y. 10025

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Rosewood and sterling silver bracelet designed and signed circa early 1940's by Taxco Mexico artist William Spratling. Bracelet measures 1 3/8" wide with an interior length of 7". Comprised of 14 hinged panels each mounted with 3 pyramid shapes. Weight 94grams, 3.3oz. Pin hinge closure with safety chain works perfectly. No chips, nics or cracks to the wood. Excellent vintage patina on both wood and silver. Fully signed with Spratling's early 1940's hallmarks. This design is pictured on p. 49 of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill. Also pictured on Phyllis Goddards' site Spratling designs are featured in the permanent 20th century Mexican silver collection in the Latin American wing of Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA.