Saturday, February 15, 2014

3 pairs ex. large brass antique pictorial buttons

Bellum and Pax, War and Peace. Bellum was a Roman adaptation of the Greek warrior goddess, Athena.
She is shown within a border of laurel and palm, both used to honor those victorious in war.
Pax, or Peace, has a sprig of wheat in her helmet and an olive wreath border, symbols of agriculture
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