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Buckle


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description This is one of two matching buckles found with a silver bow fibula (Walters 57.1878). This large buckle could have fastened a belt. The matching smaller buckle, Walters 57.1880, could have fastened something with a smaller strap, such as a pouch or a boot.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
3/24/1956Treatmentcleaned; coated
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Carlebach Gallery, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, March 10, 1959, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the S. & A.P. Fund, 1959

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Period
5th-6th century (Early Medieval)
Medium
silver
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1879
Measurements
1 9/16 x 1 11/16 x 9/16 in. (3.9 x 4.4 x 1.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Austria (Place of Origin)
  • Spain (Place of Origin)

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