extra wide Victorian sterling silver Buckle Bracelet ~ double prong design

on Mar 16, 2016 in archived


A stunner of a bracelet, this piece is one of the best in the “buckle” genre I have seen not so much for its ornamentation but because of its magnificent proportions and the heftiness of its applique elements. Generously wide, it has a “frame-and-double-prong” shape with channel-set beading, oxidation and twist-rope accents. Enhanced by the wonderful patina it has acquired, the bracelet’s layered construction makes a strong visual impression. I am not exactly sure if it’s a late Victorian / Edwardian piece or an early Deco example…

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Size/Weight: inner circumference 6 7/8″ (clasped); width between just shy of 2″ and 1  1/2″; 75.7 grams.

Hallmarks / Date: not marked at all yet tests as silver and was verified as of sterling quality by my jeweler; 1890s-1930s

Condition: excellent vintage with stunning presence, great patina and no flaws noted

SOLD – Thank you!

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