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early TAXCO 980 silver PECTORAL NECKLACE stunning MEXICAN DECO repousse

on Sep 27, 2014 in archived

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Early Taxco necklace in emulation of Matilde Poulat’s “Mexico City” repousse, this piece is wrought in 980 silver and its beauty is beyond words. Intense “tribal” flair , deep patina, strong repousse and the splash of green added by the malachite cabs combine to create a necklace fit for pre-Colombian royalty.

Stunning…

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Size/Weight: approx. 17″ long (wearable; it’s a little difficult to measure exactly due to the curve in the pectoral); pectoral part is 6  1/2″ wide and 2  3/4″ tall (at center front); 100.0 grams (on a postal scale)

Hallmarks / Date: “980 TAXCO”; 1930s-early 1940s

Condition: excellent vintage with no flaws noted, the patina you want to see on pieces of this age and vividly colored stones

 

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