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William Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum PieceWilliam Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum PieceWilliam Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum PieceWilliam Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum PieceWilliam Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum PieceWilliam Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum Piece

Measuring 4 inches long & 3 1/2" wide, this impressive hand wrought moth brooch was designed & signed in the 1940's by Taxco, Mexico artist William Spratling (1900-67). This design was made in 4 sizes with this being the largest. The detailed repousse' work is exquisite & the condition excellent. It has a comfortable & wearable weight of 39 grams. Fully hallmarked. The pin back & safety are in fine working order. Pictured on the cover of the 4th edition of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill & Carole Berk and on Phyllis Goddard's site spratlingsilver. This design is also included in the permanent 20th century Mexican silver collection at LACMA & is pictured on their website.

Item ID:WS16

CREATOR
William Spratling
MATERIAL
Sterling Silver
COLOR
silver
TYPE
Signed Jewels
SIZE
4 inches X 3 1/2 inches

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    William Spratling Silver & Bronze Butterfly Pin - Museum Piece

    $3,500