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Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare

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Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare
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Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare
Style: Mid-Century Modern
Age: Post-1940
Material: Silver
Brand: Hector Agular
Pattern: Rope
Region: Mexico
Type: Flatware - Sets

Hector aguilar was born in 1905 he apprenticed under william spratling at a young age and by the age of thirty he was as the top shop manager for william spratling. Inspired by aztec and mextex art hector preferred to work with silver which was more pure (rated at 940 rather than the customary 925 of sterling silver). Gifted with a keen business sense as well as his artistic ability and due to wartime shortages in the us hector was able to secure a contract with the american costume jewelry company coro in 1943 to produce silver jewelry supplying coro with unique mexican designs until 1950. In 1948 aguilar opened the taller borda which quickly became one of the premier retail silver outlets in taxco where they offered highest quality fine silver jewelry hollowware and flatware that was produced at the aguilar workshops. Hector aguilarexceedingly rare set of circa 1940-1962 sterling silver flatware by hector aguilar taxco mexico in the scarce rope pattern handles decorated with a rope motif running from the trefoil bottoms to the necks. This superb service includes:6 dinner knives flat handle all-sterling 9 1/2" (one has different marks and tighter twist see photo)6 dinner forks 7 1/2"6 salad forks 6 1/4"12 teaspoons 6 1/8"6 flat handle butter spreaders 5"12 cocktail forks 5"5 demitasse spoons 3 1/2"4 serving spoons 8 3/4"5 pierced serving spoons 8 3/4"2 tea caddy spoons 5"3 cheese knives all-sterling 6 1/4" excellent condition with no monograms. This set will be beautifully polished and sealed in individual plastic sleeves prior to shipping. Provenance: from the world renowned private collection of stuart & cindy tietze-hodosh a collection which was built over several decades into one of the most significant holds of mexican silver in private hands. Includes bonus brand new storage chest - styles vary.

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Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare

Estimate $26,999 - $35,099
Sep 29, 2022
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0023S: Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare
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Est. $26,999 - $35,099Starting Price $20,650
Silver Spoon - Antiques & Vintage Silverware
Sep 29, 2022 9:00 AM EDT
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Rope by Hector Aguilar Mexico Sterling Silver Flatware Set Service 67 pcs Rare
Style: Mid-Century Modern
Age: Post-1940
Material: Silver
Brand: Hector Agular
Pattern: Rope
Region: Mexico
Type: Flatware - Sets

Hector aguilar was born in 1905 he apprenticed under william spratling at a young age and by the age of thirty he was as the top shop manager for william spratling. Inspired by aztec and mextex art hector preferred to work with silver which was more pure (rated at 940 rather than the customary 925 of sterling silver). Gifted with a keen business sense as well as his artistic ability and due to wartime shortages in the us hector was able to secure a contract with the american costume jewelry company coro in 1943 to produce silver jewelry supplying coro with unique mexican designs until 1950. In 1948 aguilar opened the taller borda which quickly became one of the premier retail silver outlets in taxco where they offered highest quality fine silver jewelry hollowware and flatware that was produced at the aguilar workshops. Hector aguilarexceedingly rare set of circa 1940-1962 sterling silver flatware by hector aguilar taxco mexico in the scarce rope pattern handles decorated with a rope motif running from the trefoil bottoms to the necks. This superb service includes:6 dinner knives flat handle all-sterling 9 1/2" (one has different marks and tighter twist see photo)6 dinner forks 7 1/2"6 salad forks 6 1/4"12 teaspoons 6 1/8"6 flat handle butter spreaders 5"12 cocktail forks 5"5 demitasse spoons 3 1/2"4 serving spoons 8 3/4"5 pierced serving spoons 8 3/4"2 tea caddy spoons 5"3 cheese knives all-sterling 6 1/4" excellent condition with no monograms. This set will be beautifully polished and sealed in individual plastic sleeves prior to shipping. Provenance: from the world renowned private collection of stuart & cindy tietze-hodosh a collection which was built over several decades into one of the most significant holds of mexican silver in private hands. Includes bonus brand new storage chest - styles vary.

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