William Spratling necklace

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William Spratling necklace

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23" long including pendant

pendant itself is 3 1/2" long x 1 1/2" wide

silver and azurite/malachite

excellent condition with normal wear, as is expected of a necklace of this age

Hallmark is "Spratling de Mexico" with the Eagle 13. This hallmark was used from 1949-1951. (Hougart , Billie The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks [TBR Internaional, Third Edition, 2013], S-70, page 174).

Illustrated in William Spratling and the Mexican Renaissance by Penny Morrill, p. 242.

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(mc2109)

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This necklace is very rare. It is an iconic design by William Spratling. With the addition of azurite/malachite in the arrows running vertically down the middle of the pendant, the deco-influenced design is beautiful.