Czech Bohemia Antique Victorian Floral Scroll Lustre Black Art Glass Button 23mm
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Czech Bohemia Antique Victorian Floral Scroll Lustre Black Art Glass Button 23mm:
Czech Bohemia antique Victorian floral scroll lustre black art glass button 23mm
Description (1) 23mm Collectible Rare Antique Victorian Austrian Hungarian empire fancy floral design lustre black molded glass button.
Queen Victoria, in mourning, wore nothing but black, including black buttons, from 1861 until she died in 1903. Fashion dictated black buttons as the rule for those who wished to follow her lead.
Czech buttons from this era are renowned for their quality, stunning designs, strength and light weight - important in a period of fashion where clothing often had dozens of buttons.
This button is by Gebruder Mahla of Jablonec, one of the best known names in Victorian Czech glass buttons and is in excellent original condition. Similar examples are in the Museum of Glass in Jablonec. An extremely rare collectors glass button. Size: 23mm 14/16th inch Material: Vintage glass. Shank: metal box 4 way Origin: N. Bohemia / Czech Year: Vintage cca. 1900's Condition: Original authentic vintage condition. Quantity: 1
Made in the famous Gablonz area of Czech, this glass symbolises the skill and artistic talent of 20th century Czech glass makers.
Bohemian glass is known worldwide for its extremely high quality and for the elegant designs of finished products.
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