Sterling Silver Hector Aguilar Taller Borda Aztec Flatware Set Plus 43 Pcs.
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Sterling Silver Hector Aguilar Taller Borda Aztec Flatware Set Plus 43 Pcs. :
Extraordinary opportunity to own a piece of mid-century modern history and one of the great flatware sets ever produced. Hand-made in the Aztec pattern by the workshop of the Mexican master silversmith Hector Aguilar. Purchased at Taller Borda in Taxco, Mexico, circa 1950. Sold by the family of the original owner.Includes a complete dinner service for six of solid sterling flatware; a three piece serving set; a three piece meat carving set; and a candle snuffer.Approximate aggregate weight of all solid sterling pieces (including one 940 silver piece) is 93.3 oz. Three pieces with steel components weighed separately (as indicated below). All pieces marked sterling, except as indicated. Includes all of the following (43) pieces (with dimensions as indicated):36 piece place setting for six, including:
- 6 Soup spoons, 7.5"
- 6 Tea spoons, 6"
- 6 Dinner forks, 7.5"
- 6 Salad forks, 6 3/8"
- 6 Dinner knives, 9.25"
- 6 Butter knives (RARE), 5"
3-piece serving set, including:
- 1 Serving spoon, 8.5 "
- 1 Small ladle (marked 940), 4.75"
- 1 Large ladle, 6.5"
- 1 Meat fork (solid sterling handle with steel prongs, 6.5 oz.), 12 7/8"
- 1 Saber (silver on wood handle marked 940, with steel blade, 7.9 oz.), 15"
- 1 Carving knife (RARE) (silver on wood handle marked 940, with steel blade, 5.6 oz.), 17"
- 1 Candle snuffer (marked 940), 13"
ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON Gently used. Each piece is slightly different as they were produced by hand. Kept in cloth bags and rarely used. Normal tarnish. High buyer may request professional polishing for an additional fee before delivery.Markings:
Except as indicated above, all pieces stamped Sterling, the pre-1955 Mexican Eagle Sterling mark, the Hector Aguilar HA stamp and Taxco Mexico. Shipping:
UPS. Insurance to be paid separately by high buyer. Payment:
Paypal or wire transfer.offer with Confidence. offer amount refunded if items not as described.