#254 Motiwala Giraffe Inlay

This tropical hardwood button features a fine inlay comprised of natural material and wood depicting a giraffe standing amongst savannah grasses. From the Motiwala company of India. Inserted brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#230 Roses on Fabric

Silk covered button decorated with impasto painted roses. Twisted metallic thread sewn to the rim forms a border. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#231 19th-C. Passementerie in Metal

Red and silver metallic thread embroidered in an eight-point star pattern decorates the fabric center of this brass rimmed button. Reverse is tinned steel with three decorative marks and a mirror-image backmark GR. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#108 Paper Mache Rebus

“I Love You” states this oval paper mache Rebus pictorial originating from Russia. Handpainted, beautifully lacquered, signed and dated 2004 on the reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#112 Golden Horse Bimini

This large modified spindle shaped Bimini glass features a golden horse on the gilt finished “thumbprint” depression. Backplate with backmark MADE IN ENGLAND with potted tree logo. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#89 Winter Sport Scene Enamel

A rare square enameled button of a winter scene depicting two figures, one seated on a sled. Shown BBB PL 245-16. Steel jewels frame the scene along with an outer border of twisted wire. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

#43 Pietra Dura

Five white petals, a dark center, and the leaf form a Black-eyed Susan of the vining variety. Large oval pietra dura (stone inlaid in stone) in a handsome silverplated mount. Est. selling price is $400-600.

#58 Arts & Crafts Plique

Plique a jour enamel flowers glow from a hand-cut & hand-engraved silverplated armature.  Est. selling price is $600-1500.