TAXCO MIGUEL JOSE LUIS FLORES MEXICAN STERLING SILVER
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Taxco Sterling Silver Bolo Tie
Description: Wonderfully made, thick and substantial bolo slide, tie, and tips in sterling silver from Taxco artist Miguel Martinez with the specific artist being Jose Luis Flores. A very nice piece of work, the bolo slide is a thick piece of triangular silver with an archer figure in high relief. The background behind the archer is purposefully oxidized as part of the design to show off the dynamic figure.
The sterling tips on the bolo are clean and modernist in design, tipped by a ball. The bolo tie has been hand braided and is made of a thick, but smooth and silky rope or yarn type material. Because it is hand braided, t are a few inconsistencies in the tie, but they just add to the hand wrought appearance of the piece. Very nice modernist look to the piece. Circa 1955.