Outstanding sterling silver belt buckle designed and signed in the 1940's by Taxco, Mexico designer William Spratling (1900-67). Weighing a hefty 41 grams the buckle measures 2" X 2" and will accommodate a 1 5/8" strap. Beautiful condition and patina. No dents or dings. Fully hallmarked on the reverse. This design is pictured in MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill & Carole Berk, MEXICAN JEWELRY by Pack & Davis & on p. 108 of SPRATLING SILVER by Cederwall & Riney.