Silver Thread by William Spratling Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set 16 pcs Image 1
William Spratling

Silver Thread by William Spratling Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set 16 pcs

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Description

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." Rare partial set of Silver Thread by William Spratling, Taxco Mexico wire wrapped flatware with ball/bead ends, circa 1940-1946, first design period. Thisnbspset includes

6 Knives w/solid handles and stainless blades, 7 1/4"
2 Dinner Forks, 7 3/4"
4 Salad Forks,7 1/4"
2 Cheese Knives, all-sterling, 5 1/2"
1 Salad Serving Set, 2-pc, all-sterling,9 1/4"nbsp

Excellent condition, with no monograms.nbspThis set will be beautifully polished prior to shipping.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

Details

  • Item Number
    1585425814
    Condition
    Excellent
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  • Brand
    William Spratling

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