Margot De Taxco Sterling Silver Necklace ~ Important & Rare Book Piece ~the Best For Sale
This magnificent Margot de Taxco Mexican Sterling Silver Necklaceis such an impressive creation that it is featured in the book "Margot Van Voorhies, The Art of Mexican Enamelwork" by Penny Morrill on page 139, plate VIII-10. Margot calledit "Linear Serpent" and as design number 5109 it represents the ninth design she produced in silver (her silver designs begin with number 5100) and is one of her earliest pieces. It is spectacular. Created in heavy thick silver with deeply recessed lines it measures 15 1/2" long by 3/4" wide and it weighs a heavy 82.9 grams of sterling silver. Hallmarked "Margot de Taxco, 5109, Sterling Made in Mexico" along with the eagle stamp. It is in good original vintage condition with no signs of damage or repair ~ only minor signs of wear and a bit of tarnish ~ and it has developed a lovely deep patina. The button topped push in clasp keeps securely closed. A remarkable work of Art to Wear, this stunning Margot de Taxco necklace will be an important addition to any serious Mexican Silver Jewelry collection and is an heirloom quality treasure.
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