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- Object: The Sportsman's Buttons
A series of 15 buttons, depicting animals and hunting tools; a trophy at centre, foliage and flowers surrounding the buttons, and deer's horns underneath the title; printed from the original silver buttons; proof with all letters; after Cooper.
Engraving on chine collé
Height: 195 millimetres
Width: 264 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The set of silver buttons was in possession of Mr T. Gosden.
For proofs before letters see1892,0714.643, 1849,0512.770-784 and 1930,0512.237.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1857,0520.65 to 441 all came from lots 731 to 754 of the McIntosh sale which were all (with the exception of lot 752) bought for the BM for a total of £14 8s. The prices of the individual lots are given in the Bill Book, but were small and so not entered here.
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