#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.

#273 18th-C French Uniform Woodback

Gilt metal repoussé over wood. French uniform button from the 18th century features a fleur de lis. Original catgut threaded shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#241 Dragon Satsuma

A fiery colored dragon curls around the surface of this old Satsuma ceramic. Self shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#216 Dog Cameo with Steels

Cameo carved shell of a lively dog prong mounted in brass with a steel jeweled border. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#141 Multi-Color Foil Passementerie

Metal-wrapped thread outlines the colorful flower design and forms the border on this three-colored foil & passementerie from the 18th century. Threaded reverse. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#153 Paris Back Enamel with Roses

Medium enamel with center emaux peints rose design framed with an irregular shaped green enamel border created with an unusual stenciled resist process. Backmarked A P & CIE PARIS on the gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#125 Colt Rouge

A medium two-part amino resin button made as a novelty for only a short time in the 1940’s by the Colt Firearm Company. The black screw-top container is decorated with a white molded, cameo-style head. The black interior is marked PAT. PENDING COLT with the number 41. The inside of the white cap is numbered 142. Molded self shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#130 18th-C Floral & Star Passementerie

A flower on a six-point star of metal-wrapped linen thread (passementerie work) over foil. Threaded linen reverse over wood. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#135 Seed pearls, Glass, and Shell

Late 19th-century carved shell inset with foil-backed glass beneath web-like metalwork embellished with seed pearls and pastes. Later brass plate and loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#111 Georgian Glass in Metal

Late 18th to early 19th-century Georgian woven wire under faceted glass, elaborate and rare. In gilt silver mount. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

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