A pair of George III Exeter silver Shoe Buckles.
A pair of large George III silver Shoe Buckles with steel chapes, Exeter circa 1790, by Richard Ferris. The silver is ornamented with flower-centered panels of scrollwork and bordered with a broad feather edging in a style that would have been fasionable in London some twenty or thirty years earlier.
Generally good but with some rusting to the steel chapes and some wear to the silver high points.
Width – 8 cm.; Depth – 7.20 cm.; Height – 2.70 cm.; Weight – 134.40 gms.