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Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set

Auction:
3265B
Lot:
218
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
20th Century Design - 3265B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 20, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Salad Serving Set, Mexico, late 1940s, handles decorated with a rope motif running from the trefoil bottoms to the necks, stamped Taxco, Aguilar hallmark, "sterling," eagle mark, lg. 8 3/4 in., approx. 6.0 troy oz. weighable silver.

Note: Hector Aguilar Ricketson (1905-1986) apprenticed to William Spratling in Taxco, but soon set out on his own to produce objects using a design vocabulary drawn from Pre-Columbian traditions. Prospering in the decades of the 40s and 50s, the workshop crafted a wide range of tableware, decorative objects, and jewelry.
Estimate $150-250


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Keywords

Hector Aguilar Ricketson, Artificial objects, Culture, Ricketson, Spratling, Tableware, Taxco, Visual arts, William Spratling, Mexico

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