#291 Bargas Eau Verbal

An Armand Bargas design from his “elemental” series featuring a woman’s head with seaweed elements in the Art Nouveau EAU (water) flowing style. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#292 Swan Border Cobalt Jewel

An interesting pierced tinned white metal design features blue glass protrusions framed by a border with swans and dragonflies. Elongated post with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#293 Blue Glass Jewel in Brass

A domed and faceted blue glass jewel centers this large decorated brass cloak button with multiple border designs. Self hump shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#295 Glass Inlay Group

Seven precision inlay glass in glass buttons include five black glass, one opaque brown glass, one transparent green glass, and one clear glass. The blue triangle design has a four-way brass shank. The others have self shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#281 Campbell Kids Duo

Two extra-large watch crystal buttons featuring “Campbell Kids” paper cutouts and glitter decoupage. Eunice Quinn studio creations. Signed “Eunice” on the reverse. Copper loop shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#297 Dancers Under the Moonlight

A miniature diorama from plastic and paper elements has been constructed under glass for this British made bakelite button. Reverse backmarked MADE IN ENGLAND, BRIT. AND FOREIGN PATENTS. Molded peg shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#282 Kewpie Triplets on Shell and Celluloid

Brass Kewpie doll triplets decorate a lustrous pearl disc which is mounted on a black celluloid wafer. Kewpie dolls were first conceived as a baby cupid character in a comic strip by Rose O’Neill published in 1909. The first bisque dolls were produced in Germany, in 1912. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#298 Mexican Silver

A ten-point star-like design in silver from Mexico with high contoured silver domed center. Backmarked with silver content 925 and MEXICO. Silver U shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#286 Zip It Up

Five zipper buttons! Includes a marigold colored glass with silver luster zipper, two gilt metal with cold plastic enamel finish, and two white metal designs. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#299 Verbal Crepuscule Bargas

A large brass Armand Bargas signed Art Nouveau era button featuring a woman’s head in profile against a sky with a star and flying bats. This is one of a series of four subjects representing the progression of a day through dawn (Aurore), day (Jour), dusk (Crepuscule), and night (Nuit). Nuit is shown BBB PL 232-5. Brass wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

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