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Shoe buckle

Marks

Under one side of the buckle, maker's mark JA in an oval (sim to Grimwade 1769 but in an oval). Under the other side of buckle, lion passant; sovereign's head; date letter Q (1811/2). On the flap of the buckle, maker's mark mostly obscured W (probably WE, like on 22.51, Grimwade 3101); lion passant.

Provenance

W. J. Greenhalgh; 1922, sold by W. J. Greenhalgh to the MFA for $25.00 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 5, 1922) NOTES: [1] MFA accession numbers 22.51 and 22.52 were purchased together for $25.00.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

English (London), 1811–12

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

22.52

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver