Small round button comprised of a solid light blue jasper medallion with white jasper bas relief of Hercules and the Cretan Bull – Hercules carrying the slain Cretan Bull over his shoulder – set in a cut steel mount set with two rows of faceted beads of cut steel, the reverse of the mount pierced in a spoke pattern.

Button “Hercules and the Cretan Bull”

Wedgwood, Metal work by Matthew Boulton

1790-1800