This stylish button was made by the renowned American button manufacturer Scovill & Company and has their mark on the back as well as the word ‘Superfine’. It has a gilt front with a floral decoration so was most likely created for a lady’s coat. It has a metal shank. This button has the mark for Scovill & Co which was current c1840-1865. The button is in excellent condition for age and would make a lovely addition to any button collection. Diameter 0.8 ins (2cm). Weight 4 grams.