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William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Silver Pin 1930's

William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Silver Pin 1930's


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Mexican: Pre 1940: Item # 1400997
Riverside Vintage Silver
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Detailed and deeply hand carved in heavy 980 silver this early brooch designed by Spratling features the feathered serpent Quetzalcoatl of pre- Columbian myth. In beautiful condition & weighing 53 grams the pin measures 2 1/4" across. Pictured on spratlingsilver.com where author Phyllis Goddard explains that this pin design was included in a 1937 Brooklyn Museum of Art exhibit of Spratling's work. Spratling designs are included in the permanent collections of LACMA and MFA Boston.