#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.

#231 Fisherman Head

A fisherman’s head framed by a lifesaver ring border in pierced white metal. An older version of this button shown BBB PL 228, #13. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#134 Figural Scene Shell Overlay

Carved and pierced green snail shell overlay on abalone depicts an architectural scene with tower and two figures. The overlay is held with two steel pins. Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#139 Butterfly Shell

A butterfly and garland carved through the dyed shell revealing the natural color. Gold-filled engraved detail. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#89 Large Peacock Eye

A tri-lobed Aesthetic Movement gilt openwork mounting holds a vivid peacock eye cabochon. Elongated copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#77 Cherry Blossoms Shibayama

Mother-of-pearl and abalone shell form the blossoms on this tree design carved in natural material. Self turret shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#22 Pictorial Lacy Glass

A large, colorless Div. I lacy glass featuring a center aster-like flower against a finely beaded ground. Silver luster accents and original backpaint. Four-way brass shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#27 Quilt Pattern Lacy Glass

Nice pattern in this colorless Div. I lacy glass with black, silver, and cranberry back paint. Molded surface design features a radiating pattern of faceted triangles and all-over beaded texture. Two-way brass shank. Original reverse paint largely intact. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#34 Enamel Rooster

A champlevé enamel button features a copper rooster with feathery metalwork beneath colorless enamel. Shown BBB PL 146, #3. Post and loop metal shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#40 Aguilar Silver Parrot Head

A large silver button with a stylized design of a parrot head by Taxco Mexican silver artist Hector Aguilar. Silver loop shank. Unmarked. Design verified as Aguilar. Buttons were typically made in sets with one button per set backmarked. Est. selling price is $100-200.

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