Offered by: Tishu
By appointment only Atlanta, GA 30327 , United States Call Seller 305.400.0561


Modernist Mexican Sterling Silver Box William Spratling

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  • Description
    A hinged box in sterling silver made in Taxco Mexico by William Spratling circa 1944-1946. The box features slight scalloped lines on the domed top, which is linked to the body with exposed hinge on the back. The form is definitively modern and possibly inspired by the vernacular storage trunks found in many Mexico homes. It was probably intended to be used as a small table top jewelry box originally. Mark to the base: SPRATLING, MADE IN MEXICO, WS, STERLING. It weight about 11 ounce.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Origin: Mexico
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: sterling silver
    Condition: Good. Good vintage silver condition with age appropriate wear including fine surface scratches and a small ding. The interior with dark marks as shown.
    Creation Date: 1944-46
    Styles / Movements: Collectible Design, Mid Century, Modern
    Patterns: Geometric, Handmade, Modern
    Incollect Reference #: 468786
  • Dimensions
    W. 3.4 in; H. 2.25 in; D. 3 in;
    W. 8.64 cm; H. 5.72 cm; D. 7.62 cm;
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