Massive Felipe Martinez "mask" Black Onyx Sterling Necklace Egyptian Modernist
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Massive Felipe Martinez "mask" Black Onyx Sterling Necklace Egyptian Modernist:
FELIPE MARTINEZMASK BLACK ONYX STERLING NECKLACE
This is an extremely large and ultra rare signed work
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
Free domesticUSPS priority shipping including insurance
International buyers are very welcome
Payment is due within 3 days of final offerding