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Bracelet

1940–1950
William Spratling (American, 1900–1967)


Object Place: Taxco, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm (3 x 4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2016.545

Medium or Technique

Silver, rosewood

Not On View

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Articulated silver bracelet set in the round with a pattern of alternating silver and rosewood pyramid-shapes.

Markings

Inscribed marks: "WS"; "SPRATLING MADE IN MEXCO"; "SPRATLING SILVER" inscribed inside an oval.

Provenance

By 1998, New York estate; 1998, sold by NY estate sale to Jim Tracey and Jim Black, New York, NY; 2016, gift of Tracey and Black to the MFA. (Accession date: November 9, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of James Tracy and James Black in honor of Penny Morrill