Not currently on display at the V&A

Button

1770-1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Button of Sheffield plate (copper with silver plated surface). It is circular and has a surface decorated with an all-over pattern of punched dots and an incited line and running scroll band around a central floral stamp.

The reverse is unplated and has a central soldered metal attachment loop.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Silver plated copper
Brief Description
Button of Sheffield plate, floral stamp, England, 1770-1790
Physical Description
Button of Sheffield plate (copper with silver plated surface). It is circular and has a surface decorated with an all-over pattern of punched dots and an incited line and running scroll band around a central floral stamp.



The reverse is unplated and has a central soldered metal attachment loop.
Dimensions
  • Diameter: 3.5cm
Credit line
Given by Mrs M Llewellyn
Collection
Accession Number
T.241-1978

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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