Antonio Pineda Mexican Silver "Wave" Bracelet
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Antonio Pineda Mexican Silver "Wave" Bracelet, c. 1965, maker's crown mark, eagle-17 mark, "Silver Hecho en Mexico 970 ZZ 63," wd. 1 1/4, interior cir. 6 1/2 in.
Note: Antonio Pineda was an internationally renowned Mexican modernist silversmith who was praised for his bold, striking jewelry designs and ingenious use of gemstones A Taxco native, Pineda was among the most prominent of the many silversmiths to emerge from the mountain mining town beginning in the 1930s.
He was the subject of a 2008-09 exhibition at UCLA's Fowler Museum, 'Silver Seduction: The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda,' which traced the evolution of his work through the 1970s. "He was certainly one of the major modernist silversmiths in the 1950s, '60s and certainly into the '70s," said Betsy Quick, the Fowler's director of education and the show's in-house curator.
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