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Stock Buckle

1925.368b (RS199264)

Description

Silver rectangular stock buckle with four raised knobs to button on one end of the stock and four hinged teeth on the chape. The buckle is marked on the verso with the silversmith's initials.

Details

Maker
Rogers, Daniel, 1735-1816 (Silversmith)
Date
1757-1800
Inscriptions
"DR" (Maker's Mark)
Location of origin
Ipswich, MA
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Buckle
fasteners
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1925.368b
GUSN
100612
Exhibition Notes
"Hidden Treasures from Elegant Eras," Historic Jewelry from the Collections of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities presented by Shreve, Crump & Low, September 15 - November 30, 1995. "Jewelry at Historic New England," Online exhibit presented by Historic New England launched September 30, 2007 at www.historicnewengland.org/jewelryhistory/.
Reference Notes
For more information on the silver maker Daniel Rogers see Belden, Louise Conway, "Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection," (1980): 363-364; Buhler, Kathryn, "American Silver, 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston," vol. 1 (1972): 381-383; Fales, Martha Gandy, "Daniel Rogers, Ipswich Goldsmith (The Case of the Double Identity), "Essex Institute Historical Collections," 101 (January 1965): 40-49 and "Daniel Rogers, Silversmiths," in "Antiques," 91 (April 1967): 487-491; Kane, Patricia E., "Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers," (1998): 858-863.
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