ANTIQUE ENAMELED OPENWORK METAL BELT OR DRESS BUCKLES, LOT OF SEVEN, each two-part form having an openwork gilt-brass / bronze-toned metal frame with enameled decoration, including two with scimitar-type dagger locks, one buckle similar to the smaller dagger lock example but lacking lock and presented on a cream-colored belt/sash, two near-matching examples having green rhinestones to centers with one having enameled and gilt embossed decoration to stone, and a buckle with clover / shamrocks. Unmarked. Late 19th/first quarter 20th century. Larger dagger lock example 3 3/4" x 2 3/8" OA.
Mostly in good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including a few to several chips/losses and cracks/hairlines to enamel, worn spots/losses to gilt finishes, and some bending; buckle on belt/sash having a loss to lock, break to one half at clasp, several losses to enamel.
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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.