Collar buttons

Collar buttons
Title
Collar buttons
Date 
1800-1900
Medium 
Gold, enamel
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 1/2 x 1/2 x 3/8 in. ( 8.9 x 1.3 x 1 cm )
Description 
Two gold collar buttons with studs on reverse, buttons connected by chain shank, one end secured to the button by a bail, the other by a gold ball larger than the chain hole; the buttons are designed with enamel inlay of two opposing hearts and trifoliate pattern, and a row of diagonal incisions around the outer edge.
Credit Line 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Object Number 
1977.35b.1
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group