There are no proper words to describe the beauty of this 1950s design by Margot de Taxco; rich, elegant, ocean-green enamels  shimmer with tiny spots of yellow-green, orange, turquoise, and deep blue, and the construction of this set, alone, is magnificent; necklace is about 15" around with a 3-1/4" long center fish; bracelet is about 7" long x 1-1/2" wide; earrings are approximately 1-3/4" x 1/2"; necklace is marked: "MARGOT DE TAXCO, 5644" (other marks are illegible), bracelet is marked: "MARGOT DE TAXCO, 5644, MADE IN MEXICO, STERLING," and eagle mark with #16; earrings are not marked; the set is in fine condition with only a minute bit of enamel loss on the top of the wave coming from the fish on the center of the necklace.

SOLD for the set (item #BLX003)

This set was a part of the traveling exhibition, Maestros de Plata, William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance, and is pictured (in blue) on page 48 of the catalog for that exhibit.  It is pictured in green in Margot Van Voorhies, The Art of Mexican Enamelwork by Penny Morrill on page 61. It is also pictured on the cover of that book (in blue).

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