Belt Buckle

  • Emily Bolster Sohier, Belt Buckle, ca. 1975, lost wax cast, soldered, sawed, filed and polished brass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1975.162

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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.

Title
Belt Buckle
Artist
Date
ca. 1975
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
1 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (4.2 x 6.2 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums
Mediums Description
lost wax cast, soldered, sawed, filed and polished brass
Classifications
Object Number
1975.162
Palette
Linked Open Data
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