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BELT BUCKLE

Made by: Fabergé

On view in: Icon Room


About this object

The border of the rectangular buckle is enameled blue over an engraved wavy pattern. The outer edge is silver gilt engraved with a dot and dash motif. The inner border is silver gilt set with seed pearls. The two prongs are silver gilt.

Category:
silverwork
Object name:
BELT BUCKLE
Made from:
Silver gilt -- enamel -- seed pearls
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
1899-1903
Size:
5.7 × 5.7 cm (2 1/4 × 2 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
12.142
Class:
SILVER
Signature marks:
MARK back of buckle: kokoshnik facing left for 1899-1908, Ia. L for Yakov Liapunov (St. Petersburg essayer in 1899-1903), 88 for the silver standard; Fabergé in Cyrillic, M.P in Cyrillic for Mikhail Perkhin, scratch mark 4970; hinged attachment: 88, M.P
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Fabergé Rediscovered","Russian Enamels: Kievan Rus to Fabergé"