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

By 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! Contact us about this...

Deco Mexican silver and amethyst Necklace Matl style repousse

By in archived |

Early Deco Mexican silver and amethyst necklace very much in Matilde Poulat’s style, this is a piece that combines fleshy, earthy repoussage with a gorgeously colored stone. The three-part central section is articulated with hidden hinges, its construction allowing it to sit perfectly on the neckline and feel very comfortable as well…   Size/Weight: 15  1/2″ long (wearable; actual length is approx. 16″ yet it can easily be lengthened with a sterling extension); central part is 3  3/4″ wide by 2  1/2″ tall; width at the chain is just shy of 1/2″; 51.3 grams Hallmarks / Date: “MEXICO SILVER”; 1930s-40s Condition: excellent vintage with great patina, beautiful repoussage and a gorgeous amethyst cab     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...