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Timeless Taxco: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh

March 1, 2020 10:00 AM PST

Live Auction

542 Lots



3: A Hector Aguilar wood and silver music box

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold: $1,100




7: A William Spratling sterling silver dinner bell

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

Sold: $1,100

8: A William Spratling sterling silver dinner bell

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Sold: $1,600

9: A William Spratling silver dinner bell

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

Sold: $1,500

10: A William Spratling silver pendant necklace

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Sold: $1,900

11: A William Spratling silver turkey necklace

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Sold: $1,300


13: A William Spratling silver and amethyst necklace

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Sold: $1,900

14: A William Spratling silver necklace

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Sold: $850



17: A Hector Aguilar silver bolo tie

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold: $400







24: A Pre-Columbian tumbaga frog and gem-set necklace

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

Sold: $3,750



27: A set of Hector Aguilar silver jewelry

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

Sold: $1,500


29: A Matl silver vermeil pendant/brooch

Estimate: $500 - $700

Sold: $3,250




33: A William Spratling silver link bracelet

Estimate: $600 - $800

Sold: $1,100











44: A William Spratling silver collar necklace

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Sold: $1,700

45: A William Spratling silver collar necklace

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

Sold: $1,600






51: A William Spratling silver necklace

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Sold: $1,500







58: A William Spratling silver stuffing spoon

Estimate: $300 - $500

Sold: $200


60: Three William Spratling silver table items

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

Sold: $1,500

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John Moran Auctioneers

Location: Monrovia, CA, US

Phone: +1 626 793 1833

Payment

Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran's in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third-party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran's assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran's. Nor does Moran's assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran's arranges for such third-party services, Moran's may apply an administration charge of 15% of that service fee.

Rare and wonderful works from Taxco-based masters William Spratling, Antonio Pineda, Hector Aguilar, Los Castillo, Margot de Taxco, Matl, Fred Davis and more of Mexico’s most important artisans will be represented at the auction Timeless Taxco: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh, March 1st. One of the best collections in private hands, the auction will feature nearly all the pieces included in the landmark Fowler Museum exhibition Silver Seduction. John Moran Auctioneers is proud to bring this extraordinary collection to market.

Buyer's Premium
$0-500,000: 25.0%
$500,001-1,000,000: 18.0%
$1,000,001+: 15.0%
From: To: Increment:
$0 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $25,000
$500,000+ $50,000

Conditions of Sale

CREDIT CARDS, CONTINUED: Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States.

TAXES: Applicable state sales tax applies unless a valid resale license is provided.

CONTRACT: Except as otherwise stated, John Moran Auctioneers (Moran's) acts as agent for the seller. The contract for the sale of the property is therefore made between the seller and the buyer.

SALE CONDITIONS: Payment and Title Transfer: The buyer agrees to pay the sum of the hammer price plus Buyer's Premium, plus any applicable sales tax. Buyer's Premium is calculated as follows: 25% on the first $500,000 of the hammer price, plus 18% on any amount between $500,001 - $1,000,000, and 15% on any amount above $1,000,000 when paying by cash, check or wire transfer. Successful bidders using Live Auctioneers platform will be charged a Buyer's Premium of: 30% on the first $500,000 of the hammer price, plus 23% on any amount between $500,001 - $1,000,000, and 20% on any amount above $1,000,000 when paying by cash, check or wire transfer.

Credit card payments will be subject to an additional 3.5% acceptance fee. This fee is not more than the cost of accepting these cards. Buyers outside the United States must submit payment via wire transfer. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment for buyers outside the United States. Buyers are strongly encouraged to provide full payment at the auction. Payment must be received by Moran's within five business days immediately following the auction. The buyer shall not acquire title or take possession of the lot until all amounts (including the hammer price, premium and applicable taxes) due to Moran's have been paid in full.

SHIPPING: Buyers are responsible for arranging their own shipping estimates and deliveries. Moran's in our discretion and as a courtesy to buyers, can arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured and forwarded by a third-party shipper at the request, expense and risk of the buyer. Moran's assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or shipping by other packers or carriers, even if recommended by Moran's. Nor does Moran's assume any responsibility for any damage to picture frames or to the glass therein. In circumstances where Moran's arranges for such third-party services, Moran's may apply an administration charge of 15% of that service fee.

BUYERS PREMIUM: The buyer agrees to pay the sum of the hammer price plus Buyer's Premium, plus any applicable sales tax. Buyer's Premium is calculated as follows: 25% on the first $500,000 of the hammer price, plus 18% on any amount between $500,001 - $1,000,000, and 15% on any amount above $1,000,000 when paying by cash, check or wire transfer. Successful bidders using Live Auctioneers platform will be charged a Buyer's Premium of: 30% on the first $500,000 of the hammer price, plus 23% on any amount between $500,001 - $1,000,000, and 20% on any amount above $1,000,000 when paying by cash, check or wire transfer.

CONDITION: Buyers are responsible for determining to their own satisfaction the true nature and condition of any lot prior to bidding. Though buyers are not legally required to inspect lots prior to purchase, failure to do so may constitute a waiver of complaint that an item was not delivered in a condition equal to the existent condition at the auction.

All property is sold as is. Neither Moran's nor the consignor or our associates make any representation, express or implied warranty (including merchantability and fitness) or guarantee in condition, age, size, provenance, medium, signature, inscription, exhibition history, importance, rarity, country of origin, genuineness, historical relevance, monetary or other value, framing or lack thereof, mounting, conservation, coloring, palette, inscription, edition, style, label or other descriptor. No statement in the catalogue, brochures, website, bill of sale or invoice, any supplementary material, or statements by any Moran's employee shall be deemed such a warranty or representation or an assumption of liability.