Emily Bolster Sohier, Belt Buckle, ca. 1975, lost wax cast, soldered, sawed, filed and polished brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1975.162
Emily Bolster Sohier made this narrow buckle using the lost-wax casting process. She finished the rough casting with a saw and file before polishing it to a high gloss. The buckle’s simple design and polished surface emphasize the natural beauty of brass.
- ca. 1975
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1 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (4.2 x 6.2 cm.)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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- lost wax cast, soldered, sawed, filed and polished brass
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