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William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940

Deep repousse' was used to create Spratlings' magnificent and labor intensive feathered serpent Quetzalcoatl design. Weighing 60 grams & measuring 3 1/4" x 2" the pin is in exquisite condition with gorgeous patina. This design is included in the 20th Century Mexican silver collection at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Quetzalcoatl pin was also used on the cover of the 4th edition of MEXICAN SILVER by Penny Morrill & Carol Berk. It was displayed in the museum exhibit WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE and pictured on p. 167 where author Penny Morrill explains in detail the art of repousse'. Spratling also designed a necklace using the Quetzalcoatl design.

ITEM ID
WS333
STYLE
Art Deco, Arts and Crafts, Ethnic, Tribal, Modernist, Native American
CREATOR
William Spratling
MATERIAL
Sterling Silver
COLOR
Black, Silver, White
TYPE
Antique Jewelry, Artisan Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Signed Jewels
ITEM SIZE
3 1/4" x 2"

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    William Spratling Quetzalcoatl Brooch circa 1940

    $2,400

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