Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • Art Deco Metal Buckles

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    This item consists of two small hook Art Deco Metal Buckles.  The top buckle, measuring 2.25" wide by 0.875" high (when closed), has a geometric design with small rectangles (each with two clear rhinestones) arranged in a stepped openwork pattern.  The hook is hidden by the design.  Each side has a C-shaped bar for attachment to the belt.  The metal appears to be pot metal.  All of the rhinestones appear to be original to the piece.  Maker is unknown.  The bottom buckle, measuring 2" wide by 0.875" high (when closed), has a serpentine design embossed with striated and dotted scallops.  Each side has two 0.125" openings for sewing the buckle on to a fabric belt of for use as a cape closure.  The metal appears to be pot metal.  The backs are marked "WMCA"  (White Metal Caster's Association) and the hook also has a raised arrow piercing a rectangle.  Both buckles were made in the 1930's.  Both of these Art Deco Metal Buckles are in Very Good condition with imperfections that naturally occurred in the casting.