#281 Four Small Lacy

Four small Div. I clear lacy glass buttons including an oval with pretty aqua back color, a pictorial bellflower, one with deep blue back paint, and one with aurora finish. Brass shanks. Original reverse paint. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#224 Garden Gnome Set

Twelve gnomes busy with their garden work and other activities decorate this cute polymer set originally sold by the JHB company. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#225 Four Small Black Glass Pictures

Four Div. I small black glass pictorials include a water bird among the reeds, a bat, a goat pulling a girl in a two-wheeled cart, and a train engine. One is a sew-thru. Others have loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#196 Fruit Pit Carving

A small fruit pit carving depicting two musicians. Imported to the U.S. in the 1930s from China, but could date from the late 19th century. Carved self shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

#161 Masonic Waistcoat

Scarce foil backed glass in metal waistcoat with an enameled square & compass, and Letter G, symbols of Freemasonry. The G and a tiny star are foil paillons. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#135 Small Pheasant Shibayama

Small shibayama featuring a pheasant inlay in horn and shell with engraved and pigmented legs. Inserted flat metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#136 Operculum in Silver

Non-iridescent operculum shell cabochon mounted in unmarked silver rim and back. Operculum, the “trap door” of a gastropod shell, is a good counter in competition. Est. selling price is $30-60.

#140 Ribbon Bow Border Portraits

Two small and lovely transfer and hand-painted portraits on white glass framed by gilded ribbon and bow borders. One lady wears a blue hat and the other wears a red. Hats and dress of both women are generously touched with gold. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

#105 Brooks Insects Set

A set of six insects delightfully painted in the 1940s by Edith and Alan Brooks of England on light blue casein buttons. The buttons are still sewn to a strip of the original store card. Est. selling price is $200-400.

#106 Saphiret Violet Realistic

Our third saphiret jewel in this auction, this one with a violet or pansy shape consisting of five saphiret “petals” in two sizes and a center paste jewel. Brass mount with loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

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