SUPERB LARGE SIGNED WM. SPRATLING MEXICAN STERLING SILVER OWL BROOCH AMETHYST
Description: This sale is for a superb, quite large, William Spratling sterling silver Mexican brooch / pin in the form of an owl. This fine owl brooch has hand incised decoration to the body and large cabochon amethyst eyes. Spratling's owl brooch is on the cover of Bille Hougart's book on Mexican silver.
Size: This pin measures 2.5" tall x 2" wide. The pin weighs 34 grams.
Marks: The back of the pin carries the WS Print circle mark and the oval Spratling Silver mark, dating the pin to 1940 - 1944.
Age: This pin dates from 1940 - 1944 based on the marks.
Condition: The pin is in very good condition. There is no damage, loss, or repair. The pin back appears to be original and isworking well. There is a small surface scratch to one of the cabochon eyes and very minor wear commensurate with the age of the brooch.
Note: This fine Spratling brooch is one of 10 fine vintage pieces of Mexican silver jewelry (Spratling, Fred Davis, etc.) that we are listing for sale on this week. The pieces are from a collection which was acquired while the family resided in Mexico in the 1930's through 50's. For multiple purchases we will be happy to combine shipping in order to save you money.
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