10 Antique VICTORIAN Shell Carved CAMEO BUTTONS Gold Fill Collar Cufflinks Paris

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 05, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Aubert Auctions Description Ten antique estate found shell carved cameo and gold filled buttons. There are three collar buttons and seven matching clothing buttons. Two pair of the buttons are linked together with brass rings and may have been used as cufflinks. The buttons could easily be freed from the loops. The three collar buttons each have pinhead sized holes in their frames. One also has a second pinhead sized hole on the very edge of the frame which is broken outward as well as a shallow dent on it's backing. The holes indicate them having been strung togeather at some time. The collar buttons measure approx. ⅜" x ½". The remaining seven buttons measure approx.½" in diameter. They are marked SUPER FIN PARIS around loops on their reverse. Two of the buttons, one loose button and one linked, have lines on the cameos that under magnification appear to be striations or imperfections in the shell. Collection is in good condition other than described. Jewelry has patina, we have not cleaned it and are offering it as found. Please see photos for further specifics. Check our other auctions for more estate found jewelry. We are happy to combine shipping costs on multiple purchases. Payment Options Our standard method for Domestic shipping is via US Postal Service Priority Mail using the provided materials. We print our own online ... read more