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 ARTILLERY BUTTON.
A superb example of a circa 1836-1846 Republic of Texas Artillery cuff button.
Albert # TX-8-Av. 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. Face depicts the Lone Star of Texas w/ the letter “A” superimposed on the star. Below the star are crossed cannons & the word, “TEXAS”. The reverse is marked, “SCOVILLS . * . * . “. Full straight shank.