A group of William Spratling silver jewelry

1933-1939 and 1940-1944; First Design Period; Taxco, Mexico
Each stamped for William Spratling; Others variously stamped for: Made in Mexico / Silver / Taxco / 980 / 925
Comprising three animal-themed brooches (2.25" Dia, 2" H x 2.125" W, and 1.875" H x 2.5" W) and two rings (size: 7.25 and 12), 5 pieces
93.0 grams

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietz-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Literature: This design illustrated: Mexican Silver, by Penny Morrill and Carole Berk, p. 43, image III-30.
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with tarnishing and light scratches commensurate with age. One ring with minor dents to the top. The round brooch with a minor dent to the edge. The clasp of the repousse brooch does not close easily.

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August 16, 2020 12:00 PM PDT
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