Made for Samuel Bing's display at the 1900 Paris World's Fair, this buckle features the sinous flow associated with rococo style. Its form is much like the back of a John Henry Belter chair (in upstairs gallery), made in about 1850.

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Buckle, ca. 1900

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New York

Made for Samuel Bing's display at the 1900 Paris World's Fair, this buckle features the …

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