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    A MEXICAN SILVER DINNER BELL
    William Spratling, Taxco, Mexico, circa 1940
    Marks: SPRATLING MADE IN MEXICO (circling) WS, SPRATLING SILVER
    3-3/8 x 1-3/4 x 1-5/8 inches (8.6 x 4.4 x 4.1 cm)
    2.73 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    From the Collection of Carole A. Berk, Ltd.

    LITERATURE:
    Penny C. Morrill, William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance, Abrams, NY, 2002, fig. 361, pg. 230

    The dinner bell with cast Pre-Columbian inspired handle, applied border at shoulder of roping and balls.


    Condition Report*: fine surface scratches
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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