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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker, attributed to: John David, Jr., American, active ca. 1785–1811

Belt buckle

ca. 1800

Silver

1 13/16 × 1 13/16 in. (4.6 × 4.6 cm, 5 g)
Gift of Stephen G. C. Ensko
1942.244
Geography: 
Probably made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Stephen G. C. Ensko; gift 1942 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. 230, no. 905.

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.