Special Interest & Jewelry
Antique Slovak, Austro - Hungarian ladies vest with glass and silver buttons and brooches.
The vest is some 130 to 150 years old and comes from Slovakia, which used to be a part of the Austro – Hungarian Empire at that period.
It is in relatively good condition, considering it’s age.
The hand made buttons and brooches (clasps) are all marked as 13, which stands for 13/16ths ( .8125 ) silver the brooches weigh some 36 grams, the buttons are of various sizes ranging from 13 to 33mm in diameter.
The brooches are some 100mm wide and 48 mm high. There are 12 silver buttons, 10 black glass buttons and 2 brooches.