This is a very stylish and detailed Large Heavy Japanese Meiji Period Sterling Silver ladies Belt Buckle in a classic "Iris" design, fully signed and stamped on the back for a company who dealt with fine Japanese export items in the Meiji Restoration period from the 1860's to the early 1900's called Arthur & Bond of Yokohama, its also stamped "STERLING" which is what it tests, it actually seems to be high grade than Sterling Silver? A very Interesting buckle of wonderful quality and finish from a old fashioned Antique dealer who buys all his items from small estate auctions and genuine estate clearances, it is literally as found & dirty and has not been cleaned or touched by us.
Second image shows the buckle with a pair of gents cufflinks so the size and scale can be seen, they are not included in the sale.... Size: approx 10.7 cm across. Please look at the images closely as they represent an important part of the description, thanks. The item "Large Original Japanese Meiji Period Art Nouveau Sterling Silver ladies Buckle" is in sale since Sunday, December 22, 2019.This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Art Nouveau (1895-1910)". The seller is "established1923" and is located in cheshire, england. This item can be shipped worldwide.