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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a miniature folding glove hook with solid gold scales inlaid with turquoise enamel

Item reference: 8682
Dimensions: 1 and 1/2 inches closed
Condition: some wear but good folding action
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

an American solid 14ct gold loop buttoner with Art Deco 1930’s style engine turned decoration

(N.B scrap price for 14ct gold was £26.85 per gram mid November)

Item reference: 8670
Dimensions: 3 and 3/4 inches overall, weight 4 grams
Condition: good antique original
Price: £60 GB
Status: Sold

an unusual glove buttoner with chain and greco/roman fob in a bronze coloured finish as opposed to the more usual gilt or silver.

Item reference: 8690
Dimensions: 6 and 1/2 inches including chain & fob
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature solid gold chatelaine glove hook inset with a garland of pearls

Item reference: 8680
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £60 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove buttoner with chain & fob marked PAT OCT 8.78

Item reference: 8689
Dimensions: 6 and 1/4 inches including chain & fob
Condition: distortion to the loop, otherwise good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a pretty little glove hook with interlocking rings

Item reference: 8676
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a Japanese bronze & mixed metal folding glove hook portraying the image of a mythical demonic ogre.

Item reference: 8667
Dimensions: 2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal novelty glove hook with Stanhope barrel attached on chain . The caption is Souvenir of the Niagara Falls and images of Horse She Fall, Prospect point, Rock of Ages, New Suspension Bridge, Railway Bridge, 

Item reference: 8687
Dimensions: 4 and 1/2 inches including chain & barrel
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: Sold

a gold filled buttonhook with trailing floral engraved decoration

Item reference: 8677
Dimensions: 4 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature solid gold chatelaine glove hook with bands of turquoise enamel

Item reference: 8681
Dimensions: 2 and 1/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £45 GB
Status: Sold