American Decorative Arts
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker: Lewis Heck, American, 1755–1817

Pair of shoe buckles

ca. 1785

Silver, steel or iron

1 7/8 x 2 5/16 in. (4.76 x 5.87 cm) other: 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.1333a-b
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan (1875-1937), New York; gift 1930 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 200, no. 865.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.