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Vintage Mid-Century Modern Mexican Silver Jewelry made in Taxco from the 1930s to the 1960s

Fred Davis


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Fred Davis Silver S-curve Pin with Obsidian Cabochon - for sale

1940's vintage Fred Davis Large Silver S-curve pin brooch with Obsidian cabochon

Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 1 1/2"; 22.4 grams

Marks: conjoined FD, SILVER, MEXICO

Condition: Minor wear to the obsidian cabochon - it is very secure in the bezel; silver in very good condition with a slight patina

Reference: William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance, p. 206

Price: $650

Item #4263

Fred Davis silver mark

Obsidian is glass formed from volcanic eruptions, and is native to Mexico. This cabochon has a very interesting shimmer when light hits it. The design of the pin is exudes Fred Davis's classic Art Deco motifs.

Fred Davis Obsidian pin
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