Collectible Buttons - Antique

Cupid at Rest Antique Brass Button



CUPID AT REST Lg ANTIQUE BRASS PICTURE BUTTON

Late 19th century classic mythology themed picture button. One and one-half inches in diameter, this brass on white metal Victorian button depicts the god of desire, love, and affection, Cupid.

Cupid is shown here at rest. Arrow clutched in one hand; bow lying at his side. Condition is excellent as pictured.



Large Antique Brass Button

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Item# AB070414..........................................................Price $25
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Cleopatra and Asp Victorian Picture Button



CLEOPATRA and ASP ANTIQUE METAL PICTURE BUTTON

Inspired by Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra this large, 1.25 inches, Victorian-era picture button depicts a distraught Cleopatra lying on her hammock. Nearby, a basket containing the venemous asp rests on a low wall.

Mixed metal button is in very good condition. No dents or damage but there is some oxidation on the reverse (pictured below) and moderate darkening of the brass.

antique metal button back

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Item# AB070614..........................................................Price $25
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antique brass button angel and kneeling pegasus



Antique Brass Button ANGEL RIDING SEAHORSE

Victorian-era brass button depicts a putto riding the mythical Hippocampus in ornamental open work with Greek Key border.

Measures 3/4 of an inch in diameter. Some slight corrosion to the back metal of the button (pictured). The brass pictoral face is in excellent condition.

back view antique brass button

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Item# AB070714..........................................................Price $18.50
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