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

August 25, 2023: Summer Americana - Day Two

Fri, Aug 25, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 1255

ANTIQUE / VINTAGE SHELL / MOTHER-OF-PEARL BELT OR DRESS BUCKLES, LOT OF 27

Estimate: $100 - $150
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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 / VINTAGE SHELL / MOTHER-OF-PEARL BELT OR DRESS BUCKLES, LOT OF 27, each one or two-part form with shell / mother-of-pearl and applied metal clasps, including many with carved decoration featuring a shell-form buckle, a sand dollar-form buckle, and some Art Deco examples, a buckle with dyed/painted decoration featuring flower motifs, and a leaf-form buckle with etched detailing. Unmarked. Late 19th/first half 20th century. Leaf-form example 4 1/8" x 1 1/2" OA. 

Condition

Most in good to very good overall condition with some wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including oxidation/corrosion to metal components, and/or one or a few flakes/chips; one round one-part buckle with metal center having chipping to one side.

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From the collection of Betty Driver, Broadway, VA.