#281 Playland Wash Day

Charming Victorian brass pictorial a group of children or putti washing clothes in large washtubs. Shown BBB PL 188-19. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#285 Children at Play Glass Set

Four cobalt artisan painted buttons designed by the late Geri Peck of California, painted by a family of skilled artisans in the Czech Republic, and produced in limited quantities. Here is a boy presenting a flower bouquet, a girl watering her flower garden, a boy wading in a lake, and a girl reading a story to her stuffed bear. Reverse shows backmark H gp 07 with plate and loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#293 Art Nouveau Gibson Girl

A large and lovely silvered metal Art Nouveau Gibson Girl in openwork design and mounted on a deep concave cup. Silver wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#276 Large Pictorial Watch Crystal

A rare and large pictorial watch crystal button from the late 19th century featuring a printed paper cutout under the crystal that might be illustrating a Red Riding Hood and the Wolf tale. Similar buttons are shown BBB PL 38-1, and #3 on the opposite page. Lacquered metal reverse with wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#254 Religious Firestone

The shepherd Joseph and wife Mary, with two sheep at their sides, are depicted on this ceramic firestone (a high-temperature fired clay). By studio artist Diana McClure. Signed on the reverse “Diana McClure, Cinti, Oh.” Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#222 Engraved Egyptian Wood Contour

Egyptian design incised in a high contour wood dome depicts a musician playing a floor harp. Flat brass wire shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#228 Bighorn Sheep

Beautifully engraved & pigmented head of a bighorn sheep on a disk of antler. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#147 18th-C Gilded Copper

Copper with a design of multiple hand-tooled borders and a ring of bright gilding. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#149 18th-C Embossed Copper

Unusual border of embossed domes, each bordered with a hand-struck starburst frame. Central cut steel. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#124 Gutta Percha Grapes on Wood

Finely detailed grape bunch and leaves in gutta percha mounted on a wood base. Est. selling price is $100-200.

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