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Torres Portuguese 835 silver repousse elephants Bracelet

on Jan 10, 2020 in archived

Signed by Torres this vintage Portuguese silver bracelet stylistically belongs in the Deco years yet its hallmarks indicate that it was made in Porto most probably in the 1980s. Definitely a Deco Revival piece, it recreates that period’s love of everything “exotic” and “wild” with the procession of elephants decorating it all around. Following each other, the animals are shown in relief in a landscape of tropical foliage and flowers. The patina is exquisite and it brings out the sculptural quality of the designs and the elephants beautifully depicted…

 

Size/Weight: 7 1/4″ inner circumference (clasped) by 15/16″ wide; 32.7 grams

Hallmarks / Date: “TORRES” alongside hallmarks indicating place of manufacture; 1980s

Condition: excellent vintage with the relief designs crisp and nicely detailed, brought out even more by the amazing patina the bracelet has developed, with no damage or repairs noted and the added security of a safety chain

Inv.#14694

 

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