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Alfredo Villasana Mexican silver pectoral Necklace spectacular Taxco repousse

on Apr 24, 2014 in archived

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Spectacular Alfredo Villasana repousse necklace, this is a pectoral example wrought in sterling silver that celebrates its creator’s mastery over his art. Comprised of two mirrored pieces with riveted links in the chain part the design exhibits a strong sense of uninterrupted flow and a visually stimulating combination of twists and turns executed in flawless repoussage.

A gorgeous Villasana necklace with strong Los Castillo and Margot de Taxco influence…

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Size/Weight: 16  1/4″ long (wearable); central part is 4  1/2″ long by 1  5/8″ tall; width at the chain goes up to 3/4″; 90.6 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s conjoined initials as shown as well as “HECHO EN MEXICO TAXCO” and Eagle 3 assay mark with “STERLING 925”; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with a great patina, strong presence and no flaws noted

 

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