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Matl style MEXICAN silver repousse BRACELET Deco MASK with coral cabochons

on Sep 19, 2014 in Bracelets, Mexican and Latin American

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In the tradition established by Matilde Poulat, an early Deco repousse silver in the so-called Mexico City style, this is a piece for the daring female. Classically “archeological” in inspiration, this mask-dominated bracelet has the hand-crafted characteristics that are so unique to the genre: textured repoussage, an almost naive approach to finishing, a motif that comes out of Mexico’s pre-Colombian past and a primordial appeal that becomes more potent the longer one looks at it.

Unique indeed…

 

Size/Weight: 7″ long (wearable); width between 1  5/16″ at center front and 7/16″ near the clasp; 40.2 grams

Hallmarks / Date: “STERLING” in early raised letters; 1930s-early 1940s

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

 

 

Offered at $495.00

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