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Maximiliano Mondragon Mexican 980 silver Necklace ~ Taxco fertility design

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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     SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...

Maximiliano Mondragon Mexican 980 silver Bracelet ~ Taxco fertility motif

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Maximiliano Mondragon Mexican fertility bracelet wrought in 980 silver which seems to have been favored by this early Taxco maestro. Warm patina, perfect design execution and good weight bespeak its maker’s attention to detail and dedication to perfection. For those of us who love sets the matching necklace and earrings are also available on this site and the parure looks fantastic worn together. A small masterpiece by one of Spratling’s great maestros…   Size/Weight: 6  1/2″ long (wearable) by 3/4″ wide; 41.9 grams Hallmarks / Date: maker’s initials “MM” as wells “STERLING MEXICO 980” and Eagle 3 assay mark; 1950s-60s Condition: excellent vintage with warm patina, perfect finishing and no flaws noted   SOLD – Thank you! Contact us about this...