FINE QUALITY ANTIQUE ENGLISH 18K GOLD ESSEX CRYSTAL DOG BUTTONS / LINKS c1880
A set of antique English solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) buttons, each with reverse carved & hand painted Essex crystals depicting dogs including a pug, pinscher and terriers.
High quality & very collectible!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Some paint degradation commensurate with age and use - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: Faces 20 x 16 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 22.2 grams.