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Maker: Charles A. Masson, American, active 1829-66

Woman’s buckle

ca. 1860

Silverplated white metal

13/16 × 3 13/16 in. (2.06 × 9.68 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.18
Geography: 
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Frisbee Street Antiques, East Chatham, New York; purchased by Carl R. Kossack; gift 1985 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

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