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Buttons & Bows

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 This was Doreen’s inspiration in 2008, at 19 Marylebone Lane in North London for 30 years. In 2009 it moved to No 76 and is now also online.

Painted for the 2008 Collectors’ Day by Doreen Bright. Though not a formal button collector, every one on this ceramic is her own. Early decorative stone “buttons” date to 10,500 BCE. The first functional buttons were from 1200s Germany. Buttons often mirror history and became a form of jewellery too. Queen Victoria popularised black jet for mourning and her era was the heyday of button making. The model is from the Victorian High Street in Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire Dales that Chris and Marilyn visited in 2009 to take photos.

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Hazle Ceramics
Buttons & Bows
Limited Painting of 30
on Pateley Bridge 1

Collectors Day 2008
at Barleylands Village
when painters were invited to chose their own subjects

 Hazle has copied the first floor bay window sitting on the frontage of this gift shop on both Pateley models, but PB1 has more of the front’s decoration.

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 Button decoration reflects great periods of art. This enamel one is in the bold, distinctive Art Nouveau style of Alphonse Mucha, a famous Czech artist who lived 1860-1939.

 All George Washington Inaugural Buttons are sought after. This rare brass example with an eagle and a sunburst over is inscribed, “March the Fourth 1789 Memorable Era”.

The shop sells beads and buckles too.

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