Premier Fine Art & Antiques Auction
August 29, 2023
Below is just a small portion of the massive selection of high quality art & antiques to be featured in our upcoming August 29th 2023 auction! This auction will span multiple genres of collectibles, including Fine Paintings & Art, Jewelry & Silver, Orientalia, Rare Glass & Lamps, Early & Victorian Furniture, Decoys, Carvings, Coin-Op, & MORE!
EARLY REPUBLIC OF TEXAS STAFF OFFICER’S BUTTON.
A superb example of a circa 1836-1846, Republic of Texas Staff Officer’s coat button. Buttons of this type were used by the Republic of Texas military & also found their way into service w/ Confederate troops from the State of Texas 15 years later.
Albert # TX-7-A. Face depicts the Lone Star of Texas below the word, “TEXAS”.
The reverse is marked, “J.M.L & W.H. SCOVILL * WATERBURY * EXTRA SUPERFINE (spray of leaves)”.
Full straight shank.