#255 Motiwala Holiday Verbal Enamel

A verbal enamel Christmas greeting from the Motiwala Brothers. The button shows their address in Bombay. Circa 1950’s. Set in silver with an elongated silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#226 Goodyear Dancing Frogs

A well-defined medium hard rubber button featuring a pair of dancing frogs, a political button referring to the Greenback Movement of the 1870s and 1880s. Backmarked N.R.Co. GOODYEAR’S P=T.1851. Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#166 18th-C Medium Repoussé

Pierced silver repoussé face reveals a red metallic background on this 18th century button. Beaded yellow metal rim. Coarse linen thread reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#170 Coralene BG Sew Thru

This black glass sew-thru features a scarce copper colored coralene finish. Coralene consists of tiny glass beads covering the surface. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#95 Motiwala Bull Rider

Enamel on copper set in silver by the Indian master craftsman. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#51 Arts & Crafts

Enameled sterling signed by William Hutton & Sons, hallmarked for Birmingham, 1903, depicts a hanging cluster of leaves bordered by their branch. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#55 Oval Liberty Enamel

A rare Sterling silver Liberty of London oval button, enameled in two colors. Designed by Archibald Knox. It is unusually thick and has a characteristic Liberty silver shank. Backmarked L & C, Birmingham, 1903, Cymric. Est. selling price is $200-400.