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Gerardo Lopez Mexican 980 silver lotus pectoral Necklace ~ masterful Taxco repousse

on Dec 8, 2016 in archived

Vintage Gerardo Lopez spectacular pectoral necklace wrought in the maestro’s favorite 980 alloy, this is often referred to as the “lotus” design with subtle references to the Egyptian Revival of the Deco period. Superbly crafted, a necklace that wears like a dream and sweeps you away, and an ode to Lopez’s mastery of his art…

 

Size/Weight: approx. 17″ inner wearable length; pectoral part is 5  1/8″ wide with a drop of 4″;  width at the chain reaches 5/8″; 96.9 grams

Hallmarks / Date: fully marked with Lopez’s name as well as “980 TAXCO” alongside Eagle 25 which, according to Bille Hougart, dates it in the 1948-1950 period

Condition: excellent vintage with absolutely no flaws noted, fantastic patina and one of the best signatures of early Taxco design

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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