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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a silver handled glove hook with shell handle inset with turquoise stones.

Item reference: 8504
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £32 GB
Status: Sold

an all steel engraved buttonhook in the form of a stork. It has a registered nr 153242 for 1890

Item reference: 2861
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good original patina
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled buttonhook by Edward Souter Barnsley, established in 1887 at 45 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1888

Item reference: 3302
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £30 GB
Status: Sold

an all-silver 3 pce glove and buttonhook combination set by Whiting Manufacturing Co of New York USA

Item reference: 8607
Dimensions: largest buttonhook is 6 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

an Edwardian silver handled double sided figural buttonhook in the form of an owl with ruby eyes by Crisford & Norris, established in 1896 at 118 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1906. This the largest in the suite of owls produced by the maker

Item reference: 8571
Dimensions: 8 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: minor bruise on the silver collar
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

a carved ivory figural buttonhook in the form of a parrot. This is one of a series of realistic animal/bird figures

Item reference: 8554
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £125 GB
Status: Sold

a silver and enamel commemorative glove hook depicting the shield from one of the provinces of Canada

Item reference: 8538
Dimensions: 3 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

a lovely art nouveau all-silver glove hook by Tiffany & Co ,founded in 1837 in New York USA. It is marked STERLING 3208

Item reference: 8521
Dimensions: 4 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

an enamel & silver glovehook by the famous Norwegian firm of David Andersen. It is marked 925 denoting STERLING quality

Item reference: 8503
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a  Chinese Export all-silver buttonhook with applied prunus blossom & foliage. The makers’ mark is WH for Wang Hing who worked out of Hong Kong in the late 19th early 20th centuries.

Item reference: 2856
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: small amount of bruising where the handle meets the shank, otherwise good original
Price: £50 GB
Status: Sold