#289 Hamm Wood

From the Parisian mid-20th century designer Henri Hamm, a one-piece wood with expertly turned discs in ever-increasing size. See also Lot #263 for another Hamm. Self carved shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#262 Silver Bear

Large, handmade, realistic coin silver or sterling bear, Navajo or Pueblo. Engraved with a celestial figure. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#263 Hamm Lion

Large pictorial wood couture button by the Parisian master, Henri Hamm, who designed extensively for Elsa Schiaparelli. See also Lot #289 for another Hamm. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#265 Waddle of Penguins

On land, a group of penguins is called a “waddle.” From Robert Gilmore’s commercial studio, here is a charming waddle cast in silver. Backmarked WG on a triangular plate. Silver wire shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#270 Spindle Glass with Snake

Large blue spindle with silver-lustered snake, from the early 20th century. The rim appears to be metal. Rather, it is a faux effect of the molded rim and silver lustered finish. Four-way brass shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#214 Dog Portrait

Subtle portrait of an all-black Alsatian or Belgian shepherd. En cliché gilt metal border is under the beveled glass lens. Silver-plated mount. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#218 Victorian Girl with Dog

A Greenaway girl in bonnet leads a dog, or rather the dog leads her!, on this scarce brass with engraved detail and steel jewel embellishment. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#207 Embellished Shell

Glowingly iridescent white shell with inset, glass-mounted escutcheon. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#161 Silver Dutch Boy with Tulip

Realistic silver in the form of a Dutch boy carrying a potted tulip. Backmarked STERLING. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#163 German Jewel in Brass

Center green glass oval cabochon is encircled by a border of pastes while the outer brass border features a nouveau tulip design on this German made jewel button. Brass reverse is backmarked GESETZLICH GESCHUTZT. Est. selling price is $60-100.

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