Circa mid-century, this is a very rarely seen design by Antonio Pineda. Museum quality, this piece is shown in Gobi Stromberg's Silver Seduction : The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda, p.141.
It's a heavy wide bracelet which is intertwined with two designs. One is Pre-Columbian, and the other is said to have been inspired by the cave drawings of Lascaux.
Hinged on one side, this piece swings open wide to easily fit over the wrist, and clasps with a tight and perfect tongue in box.
Measures a closed, wearable length of 7 1/4" and a width of 1 3/8".
Weight is 107.7 grams.
Signed and hallmarked with the Antonio Taxco Crown, Mota Tasco (for Fortino Mota, one of Antonio's master silversmiths), 970 ZZ 871, and the eagle assay 3.
In absolutely flawless vintage condition. Collector quality.