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Vintage Victoria Copper Necklace & Earrings

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Directory: Archives: Pre 1960: Item # 948078
Riverside Vintage Silver
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N.Y. 10025

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Solid copper necklace designed by Ana Brilanti-Cony who signed her jewelry VICTORIA. (c.1950). This Victoria design in sterling silver was shown in the recent museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE and is piCtured in the exhibit catalog p.104. The necklace will comfortably fit up to a 15 inch neck. The center circle measures 2" X 2". Earrings are screw back and measure 1 1/2" long. All pieces hallmarked. Necklace marks are VICTORIA TAXCO MEXICO COPPER CONY 283. Excellent vintage condition. Original unpolished patina. A chapter on Victoria and her designs can be found in MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill and Carole Berk p.118. Ana Brilanti-Cony was a contemporary of William Spratling and Antonio Pineda.