Special Edition Portfolio of Original Sketches by William Spratling, 1987 For Sale
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Special Edition Portfolio of Original Sketches by William Spratling, 1987


A scarce, complete boxed portfolio of 49 reproductions of original designs by the master, modern silversmith William Spratling. This special edition coincides with the 1978 exhibition, William Spratling/Plata, at the Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City. The designs in this portfolio show the creative genius of Spratling and his importance in igniting the Silver Renaissance in Taxco in the 1930s. Included is an exhibition booklet with text in Spanish by Roberto Littman, Director. An invaluable reference book on William Spratling.


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    overall very good condition, minor signs of use, loss of adhesive on taped entries but all sketches intact
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    Wear consistent with age and use.
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    H 10 in. x W 8.75 in. x D 1.25 in.H 25.4 cm x W 22.23 cm x D 3.18 cm
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    Winnetka, IL
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