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William Spratling Sterling Fish Box

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Beautiful handmade container in the shape of an articulating silver fish. Incredible craftsmanship; wonderful example of Spratling's Mexican Modern design sensibility. This design was included in the important 1965 traveling museum retrospective of Spratling's career, as well as in numerous monographs of his work. Stamped on the interior.

Details

  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1960
  • Period
  • Condition
    Very good. wonderful patina. .
  • Dimensions

    H 2 in. x W 6 in. x D 0.5 in.

    H 5.08 cm x W 15.24 cm x D 1.27 cm

  • Seller location
    Hudson, NY
  • Item location

    1stdibs Gallery at 200 LEX

    200 Lexington Avenue

    New York, NY 10016

  • Reference number
    U0809308002662

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