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Makers mark
Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Maker, formerly attributed to: Joseph Loring, 1743–1815

Shoe buckle

ca. 1785

Silvered brass, iron

2 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/4 in. (5.239 x 7.938 x 3.175 cm, 436 g)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.15
Culture: 
British
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Geography: 
Made in England
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Mr Kossack purchased this buckle from Joe Zucherman, 61 squirrel Hill Rd, Roslyn, NY.

Bibliography: 

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

Patricia E. Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998), 671.

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.