Bat belt buckle

French
1908
Ferdinand Erhart


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 7 x 15.5 x 2.3 cm (2 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.67

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Belt buckle in the form of a bat with wings outstretched. The original buckle mechanism in the bat’s “belly” is now removed.

Markings

Marked on the underside of the tip of a wing

Provenance

Dr. Joseph and Ruth Sataloff Collection; Gift to the MFA (Accession Date: March 26, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of the Sataloff and Cluchey Family