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Belt Buckle
Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Sterling silver and enamel
Primary Dimensions (diameter of each piece): 1 1/2in. (3.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: The two-piece sterling silver belt buckle is comprised of two circular components that clip together with hardware affixed to their backs. The original belt is missing. The fronts of the two pieces are identical and are decorated in dark blue and white enamel with the Greek words "SIGIL COLL YALEN NOV PORT NOV ANGL" and the Latin phrase "LUX ET VERITAS"; an open book is inscribed in Hebrew. Both pieces are sterling silver and are so-marked on the back as is the name, "CMR" which indicates the manufacturer.
Inscription: In silver on recto: "SIGILL COLL YALEN NON PORT NOV ANGEL / LUX ET VERITAS"
Object Number: 1986.214.12a,b
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