William Spratling was an American-born silver designer and artist, best known for his influence on 20th century Mexican silver design. He was trained as an architect and was a talented visual artist by the 1930's he founded the first of the silver shops that would spur a Mexican silver renaissance. His inspired designs blend a unique modern aesthetic with Pre-Columbian designs, creating works of art. These handcrafted utensils show off the exceptional skill of the legendary Spratling silversmiths and the unique design vision of William Spratling. Antionio Pineda William Spratling "lit the fuse for the whole Modern Mexican movement in Taxco." Exceedingly rare partial set of "Amarres Disco" by William Spratling, Taxco Mexico wire wrapped flatware, circa 1965-1967, third design period. Wire wrapped handles, vertical lines, ball/bead ends, and circle detailing. Thisnbspset includes
4 Dinner/Steak Knives w/solid handles and stainless blades, 9"
6 Dinner Forks, 7 1/2"
4 Salad Forks, 6 1/2"
5 Teaspoons, 5 3/4"
4 Large Dinner Spoons, 7 7/8"
3 Flat Handle Butter Spreaders, 6 1/8"
Excellent condition, with no monograms.nbspThis set will be beautifully polished prior to shipping. A work of art in silver.Provenance From the world renowned private collection of Stuart amp Cindy Tietze-Hodosh, a collection which was built over several decades into one of the most significant holds of Mexican silver in private hands.nbsp
- Item Number1585425813ConditionExcellentHave a question?
- BrandWilliam Spratling
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