Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • Antique Copper Picture Button with Embossed Willow Tit Bird

    $12.00
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    This Antique Copper Picture Button with Embossed Willow Tit Bird measures 0.9375" in diameter and shows a bird with raised wing and bowed head sitting on and surrounded by flower-filled branches.  The willow tit (Poecile montanus) is a common bird found throughout temperate and subarctic Europe and across the Palearctic.  It has grey-brown and off-white plumage with a black cap and bib.  As presented here, the bird and tree are copper-colored with details etched into a flat surface with a recessed, textured black background.  The back was painted black and has a simple metal shank.  There is no manufacturer's mark.  Maker, country of origin and exact age are unknown.  This Antique Copper Picture Button with Embossed Willow Tit Bird is in Very Good condition.  There is minor wear to the edges of the black paint on back.