This is rare 1930-1940's stunning vintage William Spratling Victor Silson cuff bracelet. Designed and signed by the world famous William Spratling.
Many of Spratling's designs had a Pre-Columbian Aztec or Mayan influence.
This design is named Cholula.
During WW11 there was a shortage of silver to be used for jewelry. It was being used for the War Effort.
William Spratling joined with Victor Silson.
Silson made Spratling designs in pot metal that was then plated with sterling silver
A Very Rare and Very Hard to Find Piece of History.
Hallmarked "Spratling of Mexico WS Silson Inc."it measures 1 1/8" across and about 6" with a 2" opening at the back.
My wrist is 6.5" and it fits me comfortably with some to spare.
This piece is In very good condition with imperfections and patina please see photos, appropriate to it's age and usage.
very MINIMAL wear to the Sterling Plate that is rare condition for these pieces.
"The Silson primary hallmark appears on jewelry designs manufactured circa 1940 - 1944. These items are made of silver plated pot metal and were designed by Spratling to be commercially produced in quantity by the Victor Silson Company. Another version of this same Silson hallmark has Patent Pending across the center and was used prior to the final issuance of the actual patent. During the period that Silson was producing the silver plated Spratling designs for necklaces, bracelets, and pins, Spratling was concurrently producing these designs in 980 silver and marking them with his primary and tertiary marks of the period as shown above."
This wonderful renowed artist piece is ready for a new home maybe yours. more lovely than photos if you like it here wait until you hold it in your hands. great addition to collection or for a gift. As always thank you for stopping in to browse.
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