A group of William Spratling silver and amethyst jewelry

1933-1939 and 1954-1967; First and Third Design Period; Taxco, Mexico
Stamped for William Spratling; Further stamped: Taxco Mexico / 925 / Silver / Eagle 30
The triple-row link bracelet set with six cylindrical cut amethysts set in round silver frames with crossover ring and amethyst-set screw-back earrings, 4 pieces
Bracelet: 6.5" L x 1.25" H; Ring size: 6; Each earring: 1" H x .75" W
112.5 grams

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Literature: Phyllis M. Goddard, Spratling Silver: a Field Guide: Recognizing a William Spratling Treasure, Keenan Tyler Paine, 2003, pg. 103, fig. 2-332.

    This design illustrated: Penny C. Morrill, William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance: Maestros De Plata, Harry N. Abrams, in Association with the San Antonio Museum of Art, 2002, pg. 252. fig. 391
  • Condition: Overall good condition with tarnishing, scuffs and scratches commensurate with age. Scattered stones with abrasions. Stones with typical, natural eye-visible inclusions and surface-reaching fractures. Scattered chips to some amethysts. Scattered stones loose in settings.

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