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Maximiliano Mondragon Mexican 980 silver Necklace ~ Taxco fertility design

on Oct 24, 2015 in Mexican and Latin American, Necklaces

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Signed with initials “MM” which are attributed by many in the field to Maximiliano Mondragon, an early Taxco maestro who worked for Spratling and is considered among the most accomplished artists of his time. The “fertility” motif in this necklace is cut out of 980 silver sheet, deeply hand-chased and immaculately finished…

 

Size/Weight: wearable length between 14  3/4″ and 17″ with the sterling silver extension provided; 3/4″ wide; 62.4 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “MM” as well as “980 MEXICO STERLING” and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with warmly glowing patina, classically elegant and with no flaws noted

 

 

Offered at $395.00

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