Georgian sterling silver shoe buckle black dot paste brooch conversion

Georgian sterling silver shoe buckle black dot paste brooch conversion

Code: 11634

£200.00 Approx $272.48, €224.72
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This is an attractive early Georgian shoe buckle, dating to the 1720's. It is asymmetrical in shape and set with 22 original black dot paste gemstones. The buckle has been closed and soldered shut, the back bears a later silver pin for use as a brooch. 

OBJECT:  Brooch/Shoe Buckle

CULTURE: Georgian 

DATE: 18th century

MATERIAL: Silver & Rhinestones

SIZE: 33mm x 29mm x 5mm

WEIGHT: 7.70 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, London.