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French 18th century shoe buckle, silver gilt /vermeil and paste

French 18th century shoe buckle, silver gilt /vermeil and paste


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Pre Victorian: Pre 1800: Item # 1402736
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Vermeil or silver gilt shoe buckle set with paste, the setting arranged as a ribbon with a stripe of green enamel. French, c 1770-80, no visible hallmarks, but traces of an old assay to ascertain the silver content. Length "3/ 7.3 cm. Condition: wear to the enamel and to the gilt of the prongs (cf. pics).