A NINETY-TWO PIECE HÉCTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN SILVER AZTEC PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICE, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1950Mark... (Total: 92 Items)
Auction amount: $59,375.00
Sold: Nov 6, 2014
Héctor Aguilar became acquainted with William Spratling and the Taxco silver renaissance as a guide bringing tourists to Taller de Las Delicias from his native Mexico City. It was on one of his many visits to Taxco that he met his wife, Louis Cartwright, and together they settled in Taxco in 1937 where Aguilar became Spratlings shop manager. Two years later at Louis’ prodding and with the financial backing of friends, he purchased Casa Borda, the imposing 18th century Colonial residence in the center of town, previously owned by Don José de la Borda who made his fortune through the local silver mining industry. Aguilar established his taller at La Borda creating a new means of providing even more economic possibilities for residents of Taxco through the silver industy. At its height there were over three hundred employees at Taller Borda. Out of their vast production came Aguilar’s jewelry designs, which display his unique interpretation of pre-Columbian motifs focusing on the manipulation of line within simple compositions of stylized animals and geometric forms.
Héctor Aguilar Original Art Values Sold at Auction
A NINETY-TWO PIECE HÉCTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN SILVER AZTEC PATTERN FLATWARE SERVICE, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1950 Mark... (Total: 92 Items)
Thursday, November 6, 2014
A ONE HUNDRED AND NINE PIECE HÉCTOR AGUILAR MEXICAN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE Héctor Aguilar, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1950 Mark... (Total: 109 Items)
Saturday, May 10, 2014
AN EIGHTY-FOUR PIECE HECTOR AGUILAR AZTEC PATTERN SILVER FLATWARE SERVICE, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1950 Marks: H... (Total: 84 Items)
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
A Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Armadillo Necklace with Original Black Velvet Ribbon, Taxco, circa 1943-1948 Ma...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
A Two-Piece Hector Aguilar Mexican Silver Jewelry Suite, Taxco, circa 1948-1955 Marks: HA (conjoined), .940, TAXCO,... (Total: 2 Items)
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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