Nine buttons with objects under glass, set in copper rims, tin backs with copper shank; A to F) beetles and seaweed; G,H) shells and seaweed J) paper flowers. Components -a,-b,-c,-d,-e,-g,-h,-j are on card 71
18th century "habitat" button - 1 1/2"
18TH CENTURY "HABITAT" BUTTON - 1 1/2"
Button Button Date: ca. 1770 Culture: French Medium: ivory, mica, glass Dimensions: [no dimension available] Credit Line: From the Hanna S. Kohn Collection, 1951
Components -a,-b,-c,-f are on card 17 Components -d,-e are on card 18
¤ French button ca. 1790 Medium: metal, glass From the Hanna S. Kohn Collection, 1951 Accession Number: 51.47.55–.58
late 18th century habitat button with real shells and a tiny piece of real coral, set under glass, mounted in brass. European, probably French.
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