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Antonio Pineda Design Vtg Taxco Mexico Mexican Sterling Silver Cut Work Bracelet For Sale

Antonio Pineda Design Vtg Taxco Mexico Mexican Sterling Silver Cut Work Bracelet


ANTONIO PINEDA DESIGN VTG TAXCO MEXICO MEXICAN STERLING SILVER CUT WORK BRACELET
Description

This was hand wrought inTaxco, Mexico, after 1948, by a silver artist who signed theirpieces "JVL". This necklace is masterfully crafted in an elegantmodernist motif that was originated by world renowned silver maestro, Antonio Pineda (1919-2009) ~ this design is RARELY SEEN! The hallmarks on thisbracelet are "JVL TAXCO"in a circle, "STERLING" and "Eagle assay 208". I have seen this same bracelet with the identical marks that were co-marked with the Antonio Taxco crown mark, although this bracelet does not have the Antonio Taxco crown mark. According to Gobi Stromberg in her book "Silver Seduction: The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda", when the demand grewfor Taxco silver jewelry, large silver tallers employed master silversmiths who would execute the designs allowing Antonio Pineda to concentrate on just designing. These maestros would mark their work with their own hallmarks, in addition to Antonio's. This "JVL TAXCO" mark, along with the Eagle assay 208 is documented in the same book on page 127, photo 149. In addition, Bille Hougart lists the Eagle assay 208 as being used exclusively by Antonio Pineda.Antonio Pinedais considered one of the finest designers/artists to emerge from the Mexican Silver Renaissance. As a young boy, he worked for Maestro William Spratling at Taller de Las Delicias. He left Spratling and formed his own workshop in 1941.His art-to-wear jewelry is coveted by collectors worldwide. Maestro Antonio Pineda sadly passed away in 2009 and the world lost a legendary designer and artisan.This bracelet is quite bold, weighing in at 119.5 grams. It consists of ten trapezoide shaped silver links that have biomorphic incised silver designs. Each one of the designs is different ~ and, the interior side of the links also have biomorphic incised silver designs and each one of them is also different! The cut work silver designs have beautiful flow and movement! The links are pin hinged internally which gives the bracelet beautiful, uninterrupted design flow. The clasp is a tongue and box closure that works perfectly and closes with a crisp 'click' ~ there is an attached safety chain.The silver has acquired a wonderful, soft patina that reflects the shadows created by the depth of the designs. Thisbracelet is extremely well made and crafted ina unique, artisticANTONIO PINEDA design, an art-to-wear masterpiece that is sure to be NOTICED and ADMIRED! ~ it is heirloom, collector and museum quality ~ quite simply, THE BEST!!!

SIZE: Inside circumference is 7", width is 1", and weight is119.5 grams.

CONDITION: Excellent vintage condition ~ no dings/dents to the silverwork ~minor scratches due to loving wear and age ~ just about PERFECT used condition!

HALLMARKS: "JVL TAXCO (in a circle), STERLING, and the Eagle 208 assay mark". Eagle 208 is shown on page266 in Bille Hougart's highly respected source book, The Little Book of Mexican Silver Trade and Hallmarks (2006 edition).

PLEASE NOTE: For Mexican jewelry artists and designers, silver is their canvas. In their hands, craft meets creativity and silver becomes wearable art. The various techniques are like a painter’s brushstrokes ~ they make each piece unique and a timeless object of beauty. Mexican vintage silver jewelry is handwrought, and therefore, not perfect ~ each piece will have variances that indicate that the piece is hand made. Vintage pieces will show various signs of wear since they have been pre-loved ~ items are described to the best of my ability and any damage will be noted.

Please email me with any questions and check out my other sales. I try to list new treasures several times per week ~ all of my sales begin and end in five minute intervals, beginning at 9PM ET. Thanks for your interest!

''NO ACT OF KINDNESS, HOWEVER SMALL, IS EVER WASTED" ~ AESOPSee my other listings for more great items! Payment
PAYPAL PAYMENT ONLY. An email with payment details will be sent when the sale ends. Cleared payment (including e-checks) must be received within 5 days of sale end or the item will be relisted. The item will ship the day after payment is received. Please let me know when you have safely received the item by posting my response ~ I will then reciprocate. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact me. All sales to Virginia residents are subject to 5% Virginia state sales tax.

Shipping
Domestic shipping is free via USPS priority with delivery confirmation and insurance. International shipping is via USPS priority small flat rate box and the USPS has increased their prices. Shipping cost to Canada is now $19.95 and I charge $18.00 and I pay for insurance ~ shipping cost to all other countries is now $23.95 and I charge $22.00 and I pay for insurance. For more valuable international purchases, I will ship USPS first class registered and insured and I will pay for the cost overage. NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING TO ITALY, PORTUGAL OR MEXICO due to losses. I am not responsible for customs delays. Treasures are shipped the day of or the day after cleared payment is received.RETURN POLICY:

Unless otherwise described, items are vintage or antique and will have associated wear ~ silver may be tarnished as I do not polish any vintage silver. Please be advised that I am not an expert or a gemologist but describe all items to the best of my ability. All sales are final unless an item is unintentionally misrepresented in which case a full refund, including shipping charges will be issued. Sorry, no refunds for buyer's remorse.

**I would appreciate a 5-star rating as judges sellers with this system. charges 20% more to sellers that don't achieve this rating. If you are unhappy for any reason, please contact me so that we can work together for a solution. Thank you for your interest, offers, and patronage!

Copyright © Hilandlass 2013. All Rights Reserved. No part of this document, including text and photographs, may be reproduced or used without written consent from the author.

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