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Native American, Southwestern United States, Navajo, ca. mid to late 20th century CE and Latin America, Mexico, Taxco, ca. early to mid 20th century CE. A wonderful selection of four pairs of high-grade (95%) sterling silver earrings set with a variety of different stones and materials. First are two ovoid earrings with etched scalloped motifs and set with banded agate cabochons. Second are two Taxco circular earrings with inlaid nacre that forms six-pointed stars. Third are curved triangular earrings with etched zigzags and petite turquoise cabochons. Fourth are crescent-shaped earrings set with several slender turquoise slivers in individual bezels. Size of largest (crescent): 1.25" W (3.2 cm); quality of sterling silver: 95%; total weight: 35.7 grams.

Provenance: ex-Davis collection, Houston, Texas, acquired before 2013 from various auction houses in London and New York

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Condition

Crescent earrings are missing pin caps as shown, otherwise all earrings are wearable as shown. All earrings are intact and very good. Circular earrings have "Sterling 925 Taxco" stamped on versos, and ovoid earrings have "Sterling" stamp on versos.

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8 Vintage Navajo & Taxco Silver & Stone Earrings 35.7g

Estimate $150 - $250Jan 27, 2020
Starting Price $75
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