Belt Buckle

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1892-1943

GUSN

GUSN-102319

Description

Gold belt buckle in the form of a snake twisted into a knot, set with two colorless stones, a green stone, and a red stone. All set on a navy blue ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fasteners
gold (metal)
silk (textile)
Buckle, Belt

Inscription

Stamped with "14 K" and a sword surmounted by the letter R. (Stamped)

Additional Identification Number

1770

Maker

Riker Bros. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Newark, New Jersey

Dimensions

1 1/2 in x 15/16 in x 3/16 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.15.44

Reference Notes

For more information on jewelry made in Newark, NJ see Dietz, Ulysses Grant and Janet Zapata, "Beaux-arts jewelry made in Newark, New Jersey," "The Magazine Antiques," (April 1997): 592-599; Smith, Julia B. "The Jewelry Industry in Newark," (1929).

Places

New Jersey (United States)
Newark (Essex county, New Jersey)