#292 High-Top Boot

A woman’s Victorian high-top boot, brass with shell. From the early 20th century. One of the most elusive members of a well-known set of realistics. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#282 Cottage Scene Enamel

Luminous enamel over foil in silver and blue lends the appearance of a moonlit night to this cottage scene. Later 20th century silver mount by Phil Linley. Small chip in the enamel at 9:00. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#283 Spinning Wheel Bimini

A large Bimini glass from England featuring a spinning wheel decorated in gold luster. Gold luster reverse lends a rich depth to the amber glass. Backplate backmarked MADE IN ENGLAND with the potted plant logo. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#285 Needlework Girl

A young girl dutifully tends to her needlework on this engraved and pigmented shell from artist Dianne Schefferly. Signed and dated on the reverse. Brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#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.

#291 Dubois Palette and Brushes

Fun and colorful painter’s palette white glass paperweight (colorless cap over the white base) from the studio of Nancy Dubois. Four color pastes add sparkle to the palette, and two silver paintbrushes dangle from the attached wire. The brushes measure an additional 1 1/2” beyond the button’s measurement. Reverse signed and dated 2009. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#274 Irish Repeal Horn

A scarce button from the Irish Repeal Campaign of the 1840s, a campaign for Irish self rule. Pressed black horn featuring a harp, crown & the words GOD SAVE THE QUEEN, 1844 REPEAL 1844. Inserted metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#276 V.I. Duo

A small steel cup with vegetable ivory background features a helmeted warrior’s head, and a medium vegetable ivory formed in the shape of a newsboy’s cap. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#277 Silver Pub Scene

This unmarked silver features a companionable scene of man sitting holding a pipe, woman holding child, standing man with jug and sitting man having his cup filled. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#278 Helmet Shell Cameo

A woman tends to the poultry on this large oval helmet shell cameo in a later sterling silver setting. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

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