WM SPRATLING & THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE-FAB BOOK

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  • Sold Date: Feb 15, 2012
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RARE 2002 SPRATLING CATALOGUE-SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM-out of print

A MUST HAVE MEXICAN JEWELRY REFERENCE BOOK

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IF YOU COLLECT OR ADMIRE MEXICAN SILVER AND WANT TO BECOME MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE,THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU!

THIS INCREDIBLY,INFORMATIVE CATALOGUE WAS PRODUCED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MAJOR SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM SHOW OF SPRATLING AND OUTSTANDING JEWELRY AND SILVER WORK BY OTHER FAMOUS TAXCO DESIGNERS.

IT IS TITLED "WILLIAM SPRATLING AND THE MEXICAN SILVER RENAISSANCE- MAESTROS DE PLATA"

THE SHOW WAS CURATED BY PENNY MORRILL. SHE IS A LEADING AUTHORITY AND AUTHOR ON THE SUBJECT OF MEXICAN SILVER.

THE BOOK IS UNUSED AND IT IS IN THE ORIGINAL SHRINK WRAP. THE PHOTOS I HAVE INCLUDED OTHER THAN THE FRONT AND BACK COVER SHOTS ARE FROM THE PAGES OF MY COPY,WHICH IS A KEEPER.

THE NOW OUT OF PRINT CATALOGUE WAS PUBLISHED BY THE SAN ANTONIO MUSEUM OF ART IN CONJUNCTION WITH HARRY N. ABRAMS,INC. IN 2002 TO CELEBRATE THE OPENING OF THE SHOW.

THE SOFT COVERS, BOTH FRONT AND BACK, ARE BLACK IN BACKGROUND WITH COLOR PHOTOS OF A GROUP OF SUPERB MEXICAN JEWELRY BY WILLIAM SPRATLING, HECTOR AGUILAR, SALVADOR TERAN, MARGO VAN VOORHIES, CARR, FREDERICK DAVIS, VALENTIN VIDAURETTA AND HUBERT HARMON

THE BOOK IS A TERRIFIC SIZE. IT OFFERS DRAMATIC,IMPOSING PHOTOS OF THE JEWELRY.
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