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Copper alloy button setting with a bright blue ovoid faceted inset. The scalloped edge of the setting holding the inset and the oval shape are characteristics that appeared in the second half of the 18th century.

Site: 18CH354 Bateman/Swan Point

Context: Lot 552, Bulk J, Layer 5, Oyster midden 2

Context Date Range: c. 1744-1780

Material: Copper alloy and Glass (paste)

Length: 0.59” (14.8 mm)

Width: 0.52” (13.1 mm)  

Link Length: 0.49” (12.5 mm)

Description:
Copper alloy button setting with a bright blue ovoid faceted inset. The scalloped edge of the setting holding the inset and the oval shape are characteristics that appeared in the second half of the 18th century.