#300 Hey Diddle Diddle

Characters from the nursery rhyme “Hey Diddle Diddle” decorate this large ceramic jasperware. Here is the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumping over the moon, the little dog laughing, and the dish running away. Signed “Shirley” (for Shirley Shaw) and dated ‘93. Self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#277 Dubois Musical Gnome

A gnome plays a trumpet in this charming engraved and gilded pinna shell button by Nancy Dubois. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#258 Beaded Turtle

Native American Cherokee tribe-made beaded turtle with realistic shape. Comes with the original store tag. Wool felt fabric reverse with thread cord shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#224 Atlee Cat

A long haired cat nestled against a patterned pillow or blanket on this hand painted portrait by artist Sara Atlee. Mounted on a thick vintage black carved polymer. Signed, dated and numbered on the reverse “Atlee 95, 2/10.” Applied brass plate with cut-out shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#217 Big Kitty on Shell

Brass cat escutcheon on white shell mounted in metal. Japanned steel back. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#29 Shell with Painted Smiling Sun

Another Atlee and DuBois artistic collaboration and a companion piece to Lot #3. A painted smiling sun face against a starry sky is mounted in the engraved shell embellished with mirror pastes. This sun and moon set were a limited edition of only 10 in number. Reverse is signed, numbered, and dated “Atlee 2/10 NB, 1995”. Applied metal plate cut-out shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.