#286 Fabric Card

A full card of 24 fabric buttons sized small to extra-large. Includes OME enhanced embroidery, 19th century Leek type, velvet back, Dorset, beaded, metal mount Paris back, crochet and wound, painted silk, fabric-covered mold, ribbon weave and others. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#270 Elephant Painting & Carvings

Four medium to large buttons in natural material featuring elephants. Three are carved and one features a painted disc applied to the mount depicting a howdah carrying elephant and figures in the surrounding scene. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#250 Satsuma Duo with Realistic Head

Two satsuma buttons including a woman admiring iris blooms and a realistic head of a fortune god. Self shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#211 Cats & a Dog

Two metal pictorials, a pierced copper-washed design of two cats occupying a sabot (wooden shoe), and a small political of the little mustached dog caricaturing Adlai Stevenson, Sr. The cats, a modern stamping from an old die, is shown BBB PL 114, #4. The “Sly Old Dog” is shown BBB PL 116, #13. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#165 Oval Enamel & Lithograph

A pretty lady’s photograph printed on celluloid under a vegetable ivory ring border and mounted in gilt brass. And, a small oval enamel with two oval emaux peints sections and two round enameled imitation bloodstone sections – all in an elegant gilt mount. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#155 Secessionist Portrait

Champlevé enamel depicts a girl in traditional Lowlands cloth cap. Late 19th to early 20th century. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#83 A Grand Peacock Eye

A large jewel centered by a claw-set peacock eye with inner border of steel stars and true rope-twist outer border. Spectacular. From the late 19th or early 20th century. Wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.