Button hooks for sale

A selection of items for sale. Visit our contact page if you wish to enquire about availability or shipping details.

a silver handled buttonhook of intermediate size with embossed cupid decoration by Frederick Charles Barclay, established at 77 Carver Street, Birmingham in 1881. It is hallmarked for Chester 1905

Item reference: 3599
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: some oxidation of the steel otherwise good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

an antique silver handled  buttonhook of intermediate size by unknown maker. The embossing is impressive with flowers & cornucopia.

Item reference: 3595
Dimensions: 6 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original with nice aged patination of the steel shank
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

brass fireside of Mary Queen of Scots, a  divisive character who feuded with Elizabeth 1st for the English Crown & lost, eventually beheaded!. There is a registered design number on the reverse Rd 837819

Item reference: 3585
Dimensions: 6 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

a unique hand made wrought iron buttonhook, one of a pair – see item ref 3592

Item reference: 3591
Dimensions: 7 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a unique hand wrought iron buttonhook trailing vine design, one of a pair – see item ref 3591

Item reference: 3592
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a novelty American celluloid buttonhook in the form of a jockey

Item reference: 3587
Dimensions: 5 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: small chip to the jockey's cap
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

a Victorian silver handled boot buttonhook by Deakin & Francis, established in 1879 at 15/17 Regent Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1899 and has a nice pastoral scene of a mandolin player serenading a lady

Item reference: 3576
Dimensions: 11 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: For Sale

a silver handled buttonhook by William Devenport, established in 1895 at 36 Spencer Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1905

Item reference: 3564
Dimensions: 10 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £14 GB
Status: For Sale

an Arts & Craft silver & shagreen  (sharkskin) handled buttonhook by unknown London maker. It is likely to have formed part of a sophisticated dressing set and shows traces of original gilding. The marks are difficult to read but the Lion Passant and Leopards head confirms a London assay for 1910.

 

Item reference: 3556
Dimensions: 7 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: 48 GB
Status: For Sale

an all-silver glove buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1911

Item reference: 8747
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale