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William Spratling Silver & Obsidian Guitar or Cello Pin

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Riverside Vintage Silver
New York
N.Y. 10025

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William Spratling Silver & Obsidian Guitar or Cello Pin

Rarely seen on the market this large vintage handmade sterling silver guitar or cello pin was designed and signed c.1950's by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). Pin measures 3 1/4"L X 1 3/8"W. Intricately comprised of an open sterling guitar or cello body, 4 sterling strings, sterling scroll work at one end and a cone shaped obsidian tip on the other. Marks: WS .925, WILLIAM SPRATLING, eagle # 30. Beautiful condition with no dents, dings or repairs. Pin back and lock work smoothly. This pin is pictured in SPRATLING SILVER by Sanderline Cederwall & Riney 1990 p.88 and in their centennial edition p. 131. Also pictured on

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