Belt buckle, enamelled, silver gilt, Art Nouveau style, native iris design, Europe, c 1910, retailed by Flavelle Bros Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1912
Decorative openwork belt buckle in two parts, made from 800 gilt silver and decorated with champleve and limoges enamel. Each part carries three-petaled native Australian iris, limoges enamelled in lavender colour over pale blue on white surrounded by open border of green stems and two buds in round-cornered square arrangements. Each part is slightly convex with counter enamel on the backs.
stamped onto clasp: SILVERGILT 800