#29 18th-C Painted Roses

An elegant arrangement of pink roses handpainted and fired on porcelain in a gilded copper mount. There is some age deterioration to the copper on the inner border from 8:00-12:00, but the metal is stable. A similar version of this button is shown in Ertell’s The Colorful World of Buttons, p. 17, #6. Est. selling price is $400-600.