Shoe buckles in case

Object Number: 
1950.26a-c
Date: 
1775-1825
Medium: 
Silver, paste, gold; wood, leather, silk, cardboard, metal
Dimensions: 
overall (case): 2 1/4 x 5 x 3 1/2 in. ( 5.7 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm ) overall (each): 2 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. ( 5.4 x 7.3
Description: 
Pair of silver frame shoe buckles in case; buckles have an oval ring of paste gems with gold trim at the outer edge, oval at the center is set with rectangular gold trim, rectangular hinged chape and tongue at reverse center; box is wooden covered with dark brown leather, the lid is arched and hinged to the box at the back, with metal latches at the front, lined inside with white satin, cardboard at the center divides the case into two compartments.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession record, these shoe buckles are from the Schuyler family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lucille de Luze Foley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group