Calling all antiquarians, this antique Mother of Pearl Silver button hook pendant is a beautiful collectible, fully hallmarked to 1900. A wonderful combination of practical and pretty, this piece has a shimmering Mother of Pearl inlay and bale so you can attach her to an antique split ring.
This button hook has deep hallmarks with the historic Sheffield assay office and Maker's Mark "JF", we can only imagine what glamorous owner originally possessed this piece.
ERA: Art Nouveau, c.1900.
MEASUREMENTS: Button Hook including bale is 60mm long x 10mm wide.
Button hook 30mm long x 8mm wide.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Mother of Pearl.
HALLMARKS: Sheffield Assay, Lion Passant, date letter "h" for the year 1900, Maker's Mark "JF". Tests as Sterling Silver throughout.
VERY GOOD: This antique Mother of Pearl Silver button hook pendant is in wonderful condition. The Mother of Pearl coating has kept well, with no chips, scratches or abrasions to the surface. The Silver button hook is very sturdy and secure, with only some general light surface wear to the entirety of the piece. Nevertheless, you can still use and enjoy this lovely button hook for many more years.