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Set of Buttons

1969.2410.1-5 (RS8290)

Description

Set of five circular brass and enamel buttons, each feature a stylized blue enamel flower, loop on reverse for attachment.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1925
Inscriptions
Each has is stamped with a Chinese character hallmark. (Hallmark)
Location of origin
China
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
BUTTON
Dimensions
5/8 in (1-5) (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2410.1-5
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100913
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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