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Belt clasp

Object Number: 
INV.12500ab
Date: 
1800-1900
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
overall (assembled): 1 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. ( 3.2 x 7.3 x 2.9 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular brass belt clasp with one piece that slides into the side of the other from the top down; decorated in relief with gargoyles, griffins and serpents, beaded outer edges; reverse has two slots on each piece to attach clasp to belt.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group