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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 184

10 Southwest Sterling Silver Cuffs & Bangles

Estimate: $400 - $600

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Four cuffs in various styles by Mexican artisans (maker's marks MM-34, CV-53, TE-14, TP-75). One ornate cuff decorated with ropelike texture and beadwork with inset white opal. One cuff of twisted silver. A simple cuff with inlaid turquoise in a geometric design. A simple cuff with small lapiz lazuli cabochons inset. Two bracelets featuring abstract designs of bulls and matadors cut out of the metal itself. A delicate chain that hooks between both sides of the clasp is broken on the smaller piece. Chain is missing entirely on the other, larger piece. The largest piece in this collection has an interior diameter measuring 2 5/8" across and the smallest, 2 5/16". XRF tested to confirm silver purity. Combined weight of items is 17.15 ozt (533 g). Silver exhibits patina consistent with age of items and some green discoloration. Keywords: Mexico, Mexican, American, Native American, Amerindian, American Indian, Navajo, Zuni, gemstones, gems, bracelet, bracelets, fashion,