January 2003 Americana Catalog.

Lot# 1364

Mourning Button. Very Fine. Brass. 109.8 gns. 34.6mm. Original shank. Single piece. Deep brassy golden brown color. The back with evidence of tinning or silvering. Cobb's descriptive label on back. Urn (funerary?) in the center with draped vines and flowers flanking. Said found in South Berwick, Maine, bought by Joesph Sawicki, sold to Cobb. Published and plated in Just Buttons in March, 1965. {cp8}(SEE COLOR PLATE)