Gold Plated and Agate Buckle, English 1780s
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Beautiful lady's dress buckle or clasp in two parts, heavily gilded ornate frame set with two banded agate stones; antique English Late Georgian period and style, from the 1790s-1800s.
Condition: minor surface wear
Size: overall 4.2 x 2.4 cm, individual sections 2.2 x 2.4 cm.
Style notes — Georgian period mainly refers to the second half of the 18th century and up to the 1820s. The style was predominantly neo-classical, that looked back at the ancient Greece and Rome and used those elements in design and decoration. Most Georgian items have straight and very clean lines and elegant repetitive floral patterns.
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