#298 18th-C Copper

Handsome tooled 18th century copper with eight repeated leaf-like shapes circling the center. Interestingly, when the light catches the tooled chasing on this button, the marks glitter like diamonds. These tooled copper buttons may have been as effective in the candlelight at garnering attention for a gentleman as steel buttons! Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#256 Matador Head on Wood

Comical matador head in high relief molded plastic applied to a wood mount. Painted detail. Inserted metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#257 Glow Border Bimini

This fun Bimini glass cog wheel design features magnesium in the border for that Halloween “glow in the dark” surprise. Brass backplate backmarked MADE IN ENGLAND with potted plant logo. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#203 18th-C Copper Dog

A large copper button elaborately hand-engraved with a dog seated in a position familiar to any dog owner. Note the torse line. Button has a beautiful patina with aged iridescence (not visible in listing image). Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

#204 18th-C Sheffield Silver Copper Fox

A fox in motion finely engraved on this 18th century copper with silver-plated (Sheffield) finish. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

#200 Plaster Grapes

Large and contoured realistic bunch of grapes in plaster. Inserted metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $10-30.

#191 Two Horses Victorian

A large stamped brass picture button of two horses titled “All Saddled Up”, shown in the BBB PL. 130, #7. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#192 Dubois Horse

Tooled & dyed leather with braided leather border. Signed & dated. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#171 Insect Shibayama

A cricket amongst colorful leaves for the design of this natural material shibayama with multiple types of shell inlay. A stress split can be seen from the cricket’s head to the pearl leaf. These modern shibayamas are prone to these occurrences. Self turret shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#174 En Grisaille Green Man

Layers of fired white enamel of varying thicknesses form the shades of grey on the black base of this deluxe enamel Green man. (Scratch in enamel, insignificant at actual size.) Brass rim and reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

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