Archive

A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a chatelaine silver & turquoise glass handled glove buttonhook simply marked STERLING

Item reference: 8717
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

a silver and Connemara agate handled glove buttonhook by J Cook & Sons, established in 1888 at Livery Street, Birmingham. The agate image is of an Irish harp and the glove hook is hallmarked Birmingham 1901

Item reference: 8710
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a silver and Scottish agate handled glove buttonhook by J Cook & Sons, established in 1888 at Livery Street, Birmingham. The agate image is of a Scottish thistle and the glove hook is hallmarked Birmingham 1910

Item reference: 8711
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: slight mis-alignment to the shank
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian  silver handled figural buttonhook in the form of a panther with emerald green paste stone eye .Although the assay marks are rubbed, it is recorded in the Buttonhook Society Records as being produced from 1897 to 1901 by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham.

Item reference: 8570
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good original with exception one green paste eye is missing
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

a silver-gilt glove buttonhook by Charles  Asprey & Co the famous London jeweler, founded in 1872 at 166/169 New Bond Street, London. It is hallmarked London 1904

 

Item reference: 8674
Dimensions: 4 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a solid 9ct gold glove buttonhook (shank included) by Henry Mathews, established in 1893 at 20 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, London EC. It is marked 9.375 and assayed Birmingham 1899

Item reference: 8647
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £36 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove hook with interlocking rings

Item reference: 8645
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a Mother of Pearl folding glove hook with silver/gilt blade by William Needham, established in 1891 at Eyre Street, Sheffield. It was assayed in Sheffield in 1891

Item reference: 8654
Dimensions: 3 and 5/8 inches open, 2 and 1/4 inches closed
Condition: minor loss of gilding
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal miniature folding glove buttonhook, unmarked

Item reference: 8659
Dimensions: 1 and 3/8 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian 9ct solid gold handled buttonhook with steel shank by Payton, Pepper & Sons Ltd, established in 1872 at 3/5 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1899

Item reference: 8705
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £86 GB
Status: Sold