Pair of provincial shoe buckles by William Scott

William Scott was Dundee's outstanding silversmith at the end of the 18th century.


Silver Dimensions: Width: 8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£414 ( Total: £552)
Acquired in:
Lyon & Turnbull

These buckles are crisp in form with curbed rectangular open work and great attention to detail. Shoe buckles from this period are rare and these are the first ones by Scott to enter Dundee's collection. They will compliment other works by Scott including cutlery, a sugar vase, a communion plate and a pierced cake basket.


Dr William Guthrie; by descent.

Venue details

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum Albert Square, Meadowside, DUNDEE Tayside DD1 1DA 01382 307200

Entry details

Free to all

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