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"The Joan" belt buckle

Silver belt buckle having a design of a double chevron of uneven lengths accented with a pearl which serves to secure the sewn, black leather belt. (from card)

Marks

"renk" in script on underside of buckle; stamped "STERLING" (from card)

Provenance

Commissioned from the artist by the donor, Joan Pearson Watkins in the 1950's; to MFA December, 1993, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Joan Pearson Watkins (in memory of my father Paul Franz Jockwig

Copyright

© renk

1957

Object Place for Label

San Francisco, California, United States

Object Place

San Francisco, California, United States

Accession Number

1993.955

Medium or Technique

Silver; pearl

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment