A group of Mexican silver bangle bracelets

Eleven works:

Hector Aguilar (1905-1986)
Circa 1940-1945, 1948-1962; Taxco, Mexico
Each stamped: HA [conjoined]; further variously stamped: 990 / Taxco / TB [conjoined, for Taller Borda] / Sterling / [Eagle 9]
Four bangles in sterling silver, two with silver ball accents, and two with X-motif accents, 4 pieces
Largest: 8" inner C x 0.75" H; Smallest: 7.75" inner C x 0,125" H

Isidro Garcia Piña (b. 20th century)
Circa 1943-1980: Taxco, Mexico
Each stamped: Maricela / Sterling / 925; further variously marked: Hecho en Mexico / Tasco [sic] / [Eagle 3]
Four bangles in sterling silver, two in a twisted chain link design, and two in a geometric flat link design, 4 pieces
Each: 8" inner C x 0.25" H

Three Mexican silver bracelets including Tiffany & Co.
Circa 1965-1980
Two stamped: MCE / Taxco / Hecho en Mexico / Sterling / 925; one marked: Tiffany & Co. / 925 / Mexico
Three bangles in sterling silver, each with a twisted motif design, 3 pieces
Largest: 8" inner C x 0.25" H; Smallest: 7.5" inner C x 0.125" H

11 pieces total
223.7 grams

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Literature: Two designs illustrated: Penny C. Morrill, "Silver Masters of Mexico: Hector Aguilar and the Taller Borda" (Atglen, PA: Schiffer, 1996), 141, fig. III-114.
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with light tarnishing and scratches commensurate with age and use.

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