Antique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" AcrossAntique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" AcrossAntique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" AcrossAntique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" AcrossAntique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" AcrossAntique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl  Button - 1 1/16" Across

Here's a great carved shell button with a floral design and flowing Art Nouveau lines. Made around the turn of the century. The image is etched into the shell - in this case abalone shell, and was some little gilded sections as well. The button has a curved front side and a flat back with the back ring made of brass.

The piece is 1 1/16" in diameter. The condition is excellent. The light catches the iridescent qualities of the shell and makes it look very magical.

Good size, good subject, good craftsmanship, good age, good find!

Item ID: RL728


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Muticolored, Size: 1 1/16"

Antique Engraved Abalone /Mother of Pearl Button - 1 1/16" Across

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