Massive Felipe Martinez "mask" Black Onyx Sterling Necklace Egyptian Modernist


Massive Felipe Martinez

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Massive Felipe Martinez "mask" Black Onyx Sterling Necklace Egyptian Modernist:
$1,293


FELIPE MARTINEZMASK BLACK ONYX STERLING NECKLACE

c.1955

This is an extremely large and ultra rare signed work

byFelipe Martinez

sculptor turned silversmith

who was regarded by his peers as a master of the art.

Works by Martinez are exceptionally rare and avidly sought by collectors of vintage Taxco silver.

Martinez was known for his ability to join stone with silver seamlessly and this piece is no exception.

"Impeccable bold sculpture to wear"

The necklace measures 17 1/2"around the neck and 3 1/2" wide.

Magnificent rich black onyx is seamlessly set into masterfully executedheavysterling silver

the onyx center piece of the necklace measures3" or 65mm across and1 1/4" or 30mm high

the onyx drop pendantmeasures 2" long and 1" wide.

Each of theEgyptian stylized "eyes"are deep oxidized sterling shadow boxeswhich measure 1 3/4" long and 1 1/8" wide

eachis setwith a 9mm round onyx.

Thechain consists of deep oxidizedshadow box sections which measure 1" long and 1/2" wide

the necklacefastens with a very secure tight box clasp.

The necklace weighs 2.95 troy ounces

signed

TAXCO

MARTINEZ

STERLING

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Massive Felipe Martinez "mask" Black Onyx Sterling Necklace Egyptian Modernist:
$1,293

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