Antique Sterling 10 Pcs Chatelaine Belt Clasp All Marked Sterling Figural Moves
CHATELAINE Belt Clasp, All Marked "Sterling" Figural Scissors open, Globe Spins, P O Box opens, Bell rings, Windmill, Church Stanhope (words lost). Model T wheels move, Working WheelBarrow, Journalism Award. Wikipedia Chatelaine is a decorative belt hook or clasp worn at the waist with a series of chains suspended from it. Each chain is mounted with useful household appendages such as scissors, thimbles, watches, keys, vinaigrette, and household seals. Also used as a woman's keychain 19th century to show the status of women in a household. The woman with the keys to all the many desks, drawers, cabinets was "the woman of the household", [as a matter of prestige].
She assembled specifically to her needs & tastes. Châtelaine (French châtelaine, Mistress of the castle). These are Vintage & antique original 1900s -1940s Beautiful Chatelaine pieces.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Other Antique Sterling Silver". The seller is "emenow1" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Unbranded
- Antique: Yes
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Style: Art Nouveau
- Jewelry Department: Fine
- Age: 1900-1940
- Vintage: Yes