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An exceptionally rare set of of ten George III Shirt Buttons made in London circa 1770 by Benjamin Bickerton.

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This exceptionally rare set of ten shirt buttons are oval in form with plain round fasteners on the reverse. The face of each is engraved with a beautiful Neo Classical central urn surrounded by an eclectic mix of raying bright cut designs. Each is in quite excellent condition and are all marked with the makers mark and sterling mark. The set are contained within a later red leather box from the famous silver and jewel dealers, S.J. Phillips of New Bond Street, London. Coat Buttons from this date are rare, however finding a set of shirt buttons is exceptionally unusual.



Length of each button: 0.75 inches, 1.88cm.
Year
1770