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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

Could  this little sterling glove hook be styled as Egyptian, it certainly has that look. Unfortunately no marks that can solve the mystery

Item reference: 8516
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a silver & Mother of Pearl handled buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, a beautiful example of the marriage of silver with MoP. The date letter is rubbed but dates from the late 1880’s

Item reference: 3245
Dimensions: 9 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

an American sterling all-silver handled buttonhook by Dominick  & Haff of New York USA. The design is unusual but typical of the Arts & Crafts movement at the end of the 19th Century

Item reference: 8574
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

one of two ( see ref 3248) most unusual buttonhooks of American origin. Silver plated, probably on brass, with fish, bird, hare symbols plus glass paste “jewels”

Item reference: 3249
Dimensions: 7 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: some loss of plate
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature silver swan figural glove hook by Adie & Lovekin, established  in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Chester 1912

Item reference: 8512
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £35 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

This is possibly the largest silver handled BOOT BUTTONHOOK I have listed on Silverdale in recent years and is by unknown maker with rubbed London assay mark. Guaranteed to be used without bending!

Item reference: 8567
Dimensions: almost 15 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

one of a series of six Victorian BOOT BUTTONHOOKS, this extra large figural one by William Acraman, established in 1886 at 11 Upper Marylebone Street London. It is hallmarked London 1887 and displays Victoria’s head on the assay mark

Item reference: 8563
Dimensions: 13 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £60 GB
Status: Sold

an American sterling silver handled buttonhook by Dominick  & Haff of New York USA. The design is unusual but typical of the Arts & Crafts movement at the end of the 19th Century

Item reference: 8560
Dimensions: 8 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook by Frank M Whiting Co, of North Attleboro, Massachusetts, USA. The handle is in the form of a posy holder and is hand worked

Item reference: 8581
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £60 GB
Status: Sold