Pair of shoe buckles

about 1700–1800


Object Place: Boston ?, (New England), United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 286

Dimensions

Overall: 5.1 x 5.7cm (2 x 2 1/4in.)

Accession Number

65.428a-b

Medium or Technique

Silver, steel

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Oblong, “nail head” decoration within plain edges, very worn. Steel chape and tongue, 2 tined.

Provenance

Buhler Entry: see Notes.
In the Collection of G. Alexander Robertson by 1965; to the MFA March 10, 1965, gift.

"Owned in Roxbury by Ensign Ebenezer Craft 1679-1722" (from card)

Credit Line

Gift of G. Alexander Robertson