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Vintage 1940's William Spratling Mexican Red Cross Pin


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1950: Item # 1395001
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In the early 1940's Spratling designed this sterling silver and enamel pin to raise money for the Mexican Red Cross. It measures 1" across. Guest curator Penny Morrill included this design in the museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE. It's pictured on p. 36 of her book that accompanied the exhibition. The pin is also pictured on Phyllis Goddard's spratlingsilver.com where she explains that this is the only known example of Spratling enameling. Excellent condition and patina.
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