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Antonio Pineda Mexican 970 silver and three pearls modernist Ring

on Nov 19, 2019 in Mexican and Latin American, Rings/earrings

Antonio Pineda’s fine silver and pearl jewelry are among my most favorite by the renowned Taxco designer. I consider pearls to be the epitome of elegance and when they adorn modernist settings, they magically bequeath some of that timeless classy luster to their minimalist frame. There are three pearls here, graduated in size, nested closely together against an oxidized channel that makes their soft glistening more pronounced. Perfection…

 

Size/Weight: sz 7.75 US (could be resized if you don’t mind losing part of the hallmarks yet not the Antonio crown); face is 7/8″ by 5/16″ at its widest; 11.1 grams

Hallmarks / Date: signed with Antonio’s crown as shown as well as “970”, “HECHO EN MEXICO”, and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s-60s

Condition: excellent vintage with beautiful glowing color in the pearls, their nacre intact, nice patina in the silver-work and no damage or repairs noted

 

SOLD – Thank you!

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