Fine Antique Silver & Objects of Vertu
Button hooks were an every day item used to button up shoes and boots.
There are smaller examples that would have been used for collars and ladies gloves.
Often made with a silver handle and a steel hook for strength, however smaller versions could be made entirely of silver.
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Edwardian Silver & Steel 'Winged-Cherub' Shoe Horn & Button Hook
Made by William Harrison Walter, Birmingham 1904
Edwardian Silver & Steel Boot/Shoe Button Hook
Made by Adie & Lovekin Ltd, Birmingham 1906
Silver Retractable Pocket Button Hook
Made by Sampson Mordan & Co, Circa 1910
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