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I found a brass button with a relief picture of a possible horse, camel or dog. The reverse loop is rather thick. Any idea what it might be?

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I really can't make the animal out. I found the button while metal detecting in a field that yielded coins around 1857.

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There is a decorated edging around the front of the button

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago
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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

Hi,

Please send images at your convenience.

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

Hello,

Thank you for the image.

Please add a more well lit image of both the front and backside.

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Antique Expert: Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary replied 4 months ago

Hi There,

I have not found a match to this for you.

I will opt-out and open your question again to all the experts at no additional charge. If someone knows the answer they will post a response to you here. You do not need to re-list your question and this does not cost you extra. There is not a guarantee that you will receive a response.

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I do hope you find the information that you seek.

~Nora

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Thanks for what you've done. Looking forward to some identification.
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