Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
Live Auction

August 25, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Two

Fri, Aug 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1216

ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN REVIVAL METAL BELT OR DRESS BUCKLES, LOT OF 11

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN REVIVAL METAL BELT OR SASH BUCKLES, LOT OF 11, most two-part form, having gilt-brass, bronze-toned, or silver-toned metal frame, comprising three buckles with relief Pharaoh busts featuring one lacking second half of buckle, an Aesthetic-style filigree-type buckle with applied enameled Pharaoh bust, a filigree-type and beaded square-form example having applied decoration with hieroglyphs, an Aesthetic-style filigree-type buckle with several turquoise-type glass stones/rhinestones featuring symbol decoration, and five with one or more scarabs including a pair with polychrome enameling. Unmarked. Fourth quarter 19th/first quarter 20th century. Silver-toned relief Pharaoh bust 3 3/4" x 2 3/8" OA. 

Condition

Good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including worn spots/losses to metal finishes, slight bending notably to bars on backs, one or a few repairs, and/or losses/chips to enamel; silver-toned relief Pharaoh example with one having a hole under chin of bust; one Pharaoh buckle lacking one half with hook for clasp; buckle with rhinestones having a few flakes/chips to stones, some possibly being as made. 

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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.