Three William Spratling silver and gem-set cross necklaces

1933-1939 and 1940-1946; First Design Period; Taxco, Mexico
Stamped for William Spratling; Further stamped: Made in Mexico / Silver / Sterling / 980
Comprising an amethyst necklace (19.5" L x 1.325" H x 1.25" W), an azurmalachite necklace (19.25" L x 2.25" H x 1.325" W), and a silver cross (28.5" L x 2.5" H x 1.625" H), 3 pieces
89.5 grams

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietz-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with tarnishing and light scratches commensurate with age. The amethyst cross' neckchain appears to be later-added. Chips to the back of the amethyst cross and to the edges of the azurmalachite. Minor dents to the filigree work on the silver cross and visible solder marks possible dating to time of manufacture.

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August 16, 2020 12:00 PM PDT
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