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splendid Lico Mexican silver Clamper Bracelet ~ rare Deco Taxco repousse piece

on Aug 12, 2016 in archived

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A maestro whose work does not come up often yet whose jewelry can be exceptional in design and craftsmanship, Lico is listed but details of his life still elude us. I have had a few of his jewelry over the years and I can say that his repoussage is stunning and his creations boast eye-catching proportions. The clamper at hand is a known design for him – big, bold and beautiful with deeply incised repoussage, a strong sense of movement in the swirls and turns at center front and patina that accentuates the richness of well-aged silver. Truly splendid…

 

Size/Weight: 6  7/8″ inner circumference (adjustable due to its hinged construction to accommodate bigger sizes as well); width between 3  1/8″ and 1  5/8″; 78.0 grams

Hallmarks / Date: maker’s signature as shown as well as “STERLING TAXCO”; pre-1948

Condition: excellent vintage with a snappy hinge, great patina and no repairs or unsightly damage

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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