Most Victorian-era porcelain buttons were hand-painted by well-bred women in their parlors. Painting porcelain was a popular domestic art in the late 19th century, similar to needlework or knitting in the 20th century.
We named this piece Floryn, a girl's name that means flourishing or blooming.
In this piece:
Hand-painted antique porcelain button in an unusual oval shape, circa 1890-1920
Rare brass filigree belt buckle set with cut steel, circa 1890
Vintage white pearl button, circa 1950
Brass ornamental links stamped today in the USA in vintage dies