Fred Davis sterling obsidian mask Necklace, C.1930

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Fred Davis sterling obsidian mask Necklace, C.1930. Hand hammered sculpted elliptical form with three carved obsidian masks between links. Early mark for Fred Davis. Length: 15 ½ inches. Weight: 65.69 grams. Davis, an early collector and dealer in pre-Columbian and Mexican art. Born in Chicago, he came to Mexico in 1910. His gallery was a centre for the exchange of art and ideas for artists and intellectuals.Heprovided inspiration for Spratling designs who in the early years sold through the Davis Gallery.

Item Details

Reference #:
L2110
Quantity
1
Category
Jewelry
Department
Collectibles
Year
C.1930
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material