Antique, Edwardian sterling silver and enamel set of 6 gentleman's buttons in their original, fitted box. Made Birmingham, England 1908, by James Fenton. Each button is approximately 12mm in diameter. Classic Edwardian luxurious quality combined with classic Arts and Crafts artistic design and workmanship. Exactly like the work of Archibald Knox, as sold by Liberty & Co. in London. Contained in a fitted blue leather box with gold trim, silk-lined inner lid and velvet bottom. Clasp in good working order. Light scuffing on lower left corner. ound buttons. Turquoise, guilloche enamel borders contain a domed sterling circle with rounded triangular design, swooping around the circle. Within, is blue and aubergine/amethyst enamel in a grape-like design. Enamel has beautiful, luminous quality. Matching rings for attaching the buttons to a shirt in their own Each button is hallmarked on the back: On top of the loop is a lion for the sterling silver standard. Below is: Anchor for Birmingham; Lion again, for silver; date letter 'i' for 1908. Beneath that is a maker's mark with what appear J.F for James Fenton / James Fenton & Co. Very good condition.
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