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#1 Arts & Crafts Porcelain

Great design with multiple colors of jewel-like glazing and a border of encrusted gold luster. Backmarked. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $155

Next minimum bid: $165

#2 Contoured Lacy Glass

Three triangular sections converge to a center point on this clear lacy glass with aurora finishes. Unusual reverse with original, border-only backpaint. Four-way brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $65

Next minimum bid: $75

#3 Plique a Jour Enamel

A large opaque, multicolored plique a jour enamel button in an abstract design. This button was probably made in the 1920s. Metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $252

Next minimum bid: $277

#4 Deluxe Steel

Beautiful large steel comprised of an eight-petal medallion attached to the open work spoke wheel with a faceted center steel jewel. Steels decorate the border and tooled serration texture the spokes and rim. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $195

Next minimum bid: $205

#5 Architectural Micromosaic

Tiny glass tessarae depict ancient ruins for this mosaic set within aqua glass. Mounted in later sterling silver setting. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $131

Next minimum bid: $141

#6 Birmingham Trade

A center pinshank brilliant holds a perforated vegetable ivory disk against the white composition base. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $135

Next minimum bid: $145

#7 Green Rosette Shank Glass

A transparent glass button from the early part of the 20th century in the realistic shape of a flower. The color comes from green paint on the underside of the petals. Silver luster calyx finish. A similar button is shown BBB PL 41, #2. Rosette shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $170

Next minimum bid: $180

#8 Oval Gay 90s with Goldstone

An oval mint green satin glass jewel with goldstone overlay set in a dark gilt metal mount embellished with four paste jewels. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $125

Next minimum bid: $135

#9 Lacy Glass with Leaf Border

Colorless lacy glass with warm brown back paint color and both gold and silver luster surface finish. Fully intact original reverse paint. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $169

Next minimum bid: $179

#10 Div. I Wood M/D

High contoured Victorian era mother/daughter pair in wood with pierced border design. Cut steel jewels applied to a brass escutcheon structure crown the centers. Loop shank and plates hold the escutcheons. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#11 Twisted Cane Overlay

Three colors of twisted cane, dark blue, light blue, and clear spiral around as an overlay for the clear ball base. Swirlback with copper shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#12 Large Square Popper Glass

A large square Popper milk glass with beveled sides and top. Blue, silver, and gold metallic overlays and inclusions. Brass loop shank and plate. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#13 Triangular Green Jewel Gay 90s

Faceted contoured green glass triangular jewel in an Aesthetic Movement setting of steel jewel embellished silver ornaments and gilt finished outer fronds. Hefty U shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $85

Next minimum bid: $95

#14 Paris Back Engraved Shell

Dark shell beautifully engraved with a delicate foliage design decorated with gold fill. Brass mount with steel jewel border. Backmarked A.P&CIE PARIS. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#15 Square Victorian Celluloid

Square shape perforated Victorian celluloid with brass protrusions and a lacy brass overlay border. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#16 Screenback Sunflower Twinkle

A happy sunflower with screenback twinkle center decorates this brass Victorian pictorial. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $65

Next minimum bid: $75

#17 Jeweled Filigree Peasant Silver

Delicate yet sturdy silver filigree comprises most of this contoured peasant button of hollow construction. Nine red bezel-set jewels adorn the button. Flat silver wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#18 Decoupage Painting Under Glass

A hand painted papier collé decoupage scene of a building and three small figures. The painting is probably 18th century, set in a 19th century copper mount. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $230

Next minimum bid: $255

#19 Enamel Rose Screenback

Gilded and pierced design features an enamel rose within a border of alternating cut steel jewels and gilt rondels. Screenback background. Reverse shows wire U shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $35

Next minimum bid: $40

#20 Faux Woodgrained Glass

A large and lovely faux woodgrained finish Div. I black glass with a Japanese heraldic mon forming the main design. Brass plate and loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#21 Horn Inlay

Elegant brass, shell, and white metal inlays in multiple patterns. Tooled engraving also decorates the brass. Embedded brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#22 Pictorial Lacy Glass

A large, colorless Div. I lacy glass featuring a center aster-like flower against a finely beaded ground. Silver luster accents and original backpaint. Four-way brass shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#23 XLG Oval Gay 90s

Extra-large oval Gay 90s features a lavender and sable glass jewel surrounded by a pierced brass shell motif border embellished with pastes. Elongated copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $91

Next minimum bid: $101

#24 Large “Lava” Cameo

Lovely oval portrait of a classical woman in carved Italian limestone (sold as lava to Victorian-era tourists). Mounted in later sterling silver setting. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $240

Next minimum bid: $265

#25 Ornate Velvet Padback

Soft velvet with an unusual stripe pattern in maroon tones decorated with elaborate passementerie embroidery. Japanned reverse with center padback shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#26 Medium Lacy Duo

Two pretty Div. I medium lacy glass, both colorless glass with original gold backpaint. Brass shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $135

Next minimum bid: $145

#27 Quilt Pattern Lacy Glass

Nice pattern in this colorless Div. I lacy glass with black, silver, and cranberry back paint. Molded surface design features a radiating pattern of faceted triangles and all-over beaded texture. Two-way brass shank. Original reverse paint largely intact. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#28 Wisteria and Birds Satsuma

Two swallows flit below colorful blooms of wisteria on this large old Satsuma ceramic. Self shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#29 Large Twinkle Jewel

Three lavender glass jewels rise above the shiny mirror “twinkle” background on this contoured button. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $82

Next minimum bid: $92

#30 “Pave” Glass in Metal

Hot magenta background foil gives this molded glass faux “pave” design its striking color. Gilt brass mount with self rounded shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $35

Next minimum bid: $40

#31 Kinne Birds Over the Water

Large Sterling silver studio by Kevin Kinne. Engraved birds, sun and water scene. Signed and dated 2002 on reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $117

Next minimum bid: $127

#32 Triple Crane Design

The open beaks of three cranes form a center triangle while the entire design is a perfect triad. Elegant Aesthetic Movement style. Elongated brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#33 Heron Screenback

A desirable brass bird button with an escutcheon of a heron resting with one leg raised against an intricate lacy design screen back. Nice featherwork detail on the heron. Elongated brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#34 Enamel Rooster

A champlevé enamel button features a copper rooster with feathery metalwork beneath colorless enamel. Shown BBB PL 146, #3. Post and loop metal shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $116

Next minimum bid: $126

#35 Brass Rooster Buckle

Extra-large brass buckle sections feature a rooster head embellished with steels in the eye, comb, and border. Design is shown BBB PL 144, #4. Two loop shanks on each section, and loop, hook & chain buckle attachment. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $47

Next minimum bid: $52

#36 Arita Realistic Pheasant

Arita porcelain realistic pheasant (who wishes he were a turkey!) Self shank and backmarked. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $52

Next minimum bid: $62

#37 Tole Bird with Pastes

Scarce tole button in two colors with etched bird scene and paste border. Gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $116

Next minimum bid: $126

#38 Fancy Rooster

An extra-large brass rooster applied to a pierced lacy back. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $155

Next minimum bid: $165

#39 Five Cranes Satsuma

Five cranes in white and gold decorate this old Satsuma with cobalt border and reverse glaze. Self shank (with small insignificant chip). Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $235

Next minimum bid: $260

#40 Aguilar Silver Parrot Head

A large silver button with a stylized design of a parrot head by Taxco Mexican silver artist Hector Aguilar. Silver loop shank. Unmarked. Design verified as Aguilar. Buttons were typically made in sets with one button per set backmarked. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#41 Japoniste Water Scene Stud

Lovely shakudo stud featuring a gilded scene of a water bird hovering over water lilies. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $120

Next minimum bid: $130

#42 Briggs Owl

An owl in copper by studio artist Ralph Briggs. Mounted on wood. Applied brass plate with cut-out shank. Signed and dated on the reverse: R.V.B.-1978. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $25

Next minimum bid: $30

#43 Horn Stork

Scarce molded horn button featuring a stork depiction in fine detail. Shown BBB PL 136, #6. Self shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $115

Next minimum bid: $125

#44 Moveable Nesting Robin

This sweet robin tending her nest moves via a copper rivet to let us peek at her eggs. Enamel on copper with silver wire OME by artist Janet White. Artist’s signature stamp on reverse. Copper loop shank. Decorated mounting card included. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#45 Bird on Tower Livery

The torse supports a hawk atop a tower for this silvered brass livery. Backmarked R.E. HAYWARD 50 LONG ACRE LONDON. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $41

Next minimum bid: $46

#46 Pierced Shell Trio

Three carved shell buttons with pierced designs include a leaf, a floral engraving, and a square center consisting of 36 steel jewels. Brass shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $90

Next minimum bid: $100

#47 Owl Trio

Three hoot worthy buttons for your bird trays! Here is a brass owl with celluloid eyes, a contoured glass owl head set in metal, and a black glass swirlback realistic owl head. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $85

Next minimum bid: $95

#48 XLG Pierced Coral Jewel

A large and fabulous Gay 90s jewel button in an openwork silvered brass metal mount decorated with seven bezel-set mottled coral stone jewels. Elongated metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $97

Next minimum bid: $107

#49 V.I. Realistic Owl

This chubby owl carved in Vegetable Ivory has eyes of the tagua nut bark. Self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#50 Sam Biern Duo

Two large Sam Biern buttons: a painted center celluloid disc framed with multiple borders and a pierced leaf design with painted background. Both are backmarked. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#51 Realistic Arita Owl

Charming realistic owl in Arita porcelain. Self shank. Backmarked. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#52 Coral Jewel

Seven coral glass cabochons decorate this gilt brass radial pattern design. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $16

Next minimum bid: $18

#53 Owl on Filigree

A keen-eyed owl escutcheon applied on stamped filigree with a border of cup-set pastes. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $125

Next minimum bid: $135

#54 XLG Owl Satsuma

Nestled amongst colorful maple trees, an owl waits on a branch on this extra-large satsuma. Self shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $205

Next minimum bid: $230

#55 Dubois Pinna Shell Tree

Pinna shell engraving with gold fill features a leafy tree and two insects. By Nancy Dubois. Two-hole sew-thru. Signed and dated 1995 on the reverse. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $175

Next minimum bid: $185

#56 CPE Fruit

A modern openwork cold plastic enamel fruit design in peaches and cream color. Hefty wire U shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $37

Next minimum bid: $42

#57 Green Gay 90s

Emerald green pastes decorate this brass button evocative of picot trim and threadwork. Elongated loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $254

Next minimum bid: $279

#58 Cliff & Cooper

Inspired by Clarice Cliff & Susie Cooper, doyennes of British Art Deco ceramics, a porcelain or white earthenware button with a crown backmark for Crown Staffordshire Pottery. Self shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $90

Next minimum bid: $100

#59 Lucite Garden Lady

Extra-large and charming reverse carved and painted lucite depicts a bonneted woman next to a garden wall and a profusion of blooms. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#60 Scalloped Rimmed China

Four hole medium china with gilded and decorated scalloped rim. Est. selling price is $10-30.

Current bid: $33

Next minimum bid: $38

#61 Swan Paperweight

A swan on the water against a dichoric background for this cobalt blue base paperweight. Signed (FP?) and dated 99 on the reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $35

Next minimum bid: $40

#62 Div. I Glass Group

Five Div. I small to medium glass buttons include two overlay swirlbacks, two pressed black glass designs with beautiful color finishes, and a pin-shanked intermixed glass. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $145

Next minimum bid: $155

#63 Bethlehem Lily

Carved pearl from Bethlehem of a lily. Paper label still attached. Brass shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#64 Butterflies and a Rose

Hand-done illustration of a rose mounted under glass with reverse painted purple butterflies. Silver mount with decorative rim. By Cindy Tsubaki. Reverse marked STERLING and signed CST 99. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $27

Next minimum bid: $32

#65 Enamel Duo

Two medium enamels: an emaux peints figural enamel with cut steel border, and a guilloché with paillons in a gilt mount. The figural is counter enameled. Both have loop shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $67

Next minimum bid: $77

#66 Victorian Wood

Two Div. I pressed wood designs with steel embellishment. Brass shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#67 Peacock on Steel

A pierced and engraved slightly concave steel is decorated with a detailed cut-out brass escutcheon of a peacock. Steel jewels embellish its tail. Shown BBB PL 73, #11. Steel wire U shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $350

Next minimum bid: $375

#68 Cloisonné Peacock

Studio enamelist Karen Cohen’s superb artistry is clearly demonstrated in this stunning cloisonné button. Signed and dated. Heavy silver shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $521

Next minimum bid: $571

#69 Engraved Peacock

Finely engraved and pigmented in multiple colors, a peacock investigates a flower. Inserted turret shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $179

Next minimum bid: $189

#70 Realistic Carved Shell “Shell”

A beautiful shell carved with scalloped border into the shape of an iconic scallop shell. Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $82

Next minimum bid: $92

#71 A Frog, Bird, and Butterfly Ceramic

An extra-large and whimsical ceramic from the Golem Design Studio of Bulgaria. The colorful scene includes three pictorial classes from the NBS Blue Book Animal Life section: amphibians (frog), birds, and invertebrates (butterfly). Self turret shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#72 Shibayama Woman

A large natural material button with the figure of a woman, her clothing made of inset oyster and abalone shell. Two minor checks in the mount on the front surface. Turret shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $135

Next minimum bid: $145

#73 Peacock Feather DUG

The eye of a peacock feather is depicted in this large design under glass with incised & gilded surface. Gilded setting with paste border. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $115

Next minimum bid: $125

#74 Flower Seller

Lovely old enamel with a champlevé border around an emaux peints portrait of a woman carrying a big basket of flowers. Gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#75 Cobalt Jewel Gay 90s

A deep colbalt blue glass jewel decorates the center of this pierced brass design with lace-like overlays and intricate stamped detail. Wire support bar with formed shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $132

Next minimum bid: $142

#76 Arita Swan

Delicate pink tint colors this swan swimming against the black background on this rectangular shaped Arita porcelain. Backmarked with self shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#77 Cherry Blossoms Shibayama

Mother-of-pearl and abalone shell form the blossoms on this tree design carved in natural material. Self turret shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $222

Next minimum bid: $247

#78 Art Nouveau Biern

Her long hair in perfectly symmetrical and flowing Art Nouveau loops framing her face and decorating this large Sam Biern button with rolled screen border. SAM BIERN N.Y. backmark plate on reverse. Elongated shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $88

Next minimum bid: $98

#79 Peacock Feather Under Glass

A real peacock eye feather encased under glass in a gilt metal mount. Likely an unsigned Wessel. See example BBB PL 272, #9. Wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#80 Medea Small Handkerchief Corners

The head of Medea, the sorceress who helped Jason and his Argonauts find the Golden Fleece. Handkerchief corners construction and gilt decorative finish. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#81 Aqua Tingue

A small and scarce Div. I glass tingue button in aqua in a faceted ball shape. Molded self shank with thread grooves. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $150

Next minimum bid: $160

#82 Curled Feathers

Extra-large openwork white metal of two-part construction, one feather overlapping the other. Flat metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $210

Next minimum bid: $235

#83 A Grand Peacock Eye

A large jewel centered by a claw-set peacock eye with inner border of steel stars and true rope-twist outer border. Spectacular. From the late 19th or early 20th century. Wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $475

Next minimum bid: $500

#84 Metalwork Peacock

Extra-large silvered peacock escutcheon applied to engine-turned brass. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $355

Next minimum bid: $380

#85 Carved Peacock Duo

Two peacock designs in pierced and carved natural material. Brass loop shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $100

Next minimum bid: $110

#86 Lizard & Plant Life on Wood

A lizard (or salamander) is almost disguised by the surrounding plant life on this brass design in the pressed wood mount with leaf scrolls border. Inserted brass plate and wire U shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $35

Next minimum bid: $40

#87 French White Peacock

Extra-large openwork white metal of two-part construction. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#88 Deluxe Feather Egret

An extraordinary snowy egret, made of feathers and applied to a blue tinted abalone background. The sea grasses are also made of feathers. Signed J. Velez, Jr. Set under glass in a quality silver or white metal mount with gilt rim. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $450

Next minimum bid: $475

#89 Large Peacock Eye

A tri-lobed Aesthetic Movement gilt openwork mounting holds a vivid peacock eye cabochon. Elongated copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $571

Next minimum bid: $621

#90 Glass Mums in Copper

A copper button with interesting construction features a prong-mounted green molded glass mums center set over a slightly visible “twinkle” background. A silver tinted stamped border and a paste border frame the gem. Each paste is angled to overlap its neighbor within the trough shaped rim. The flat copper band loop shank is also of unique construction. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#91 Teardrop Shells

Three large tear-drop shaped shell buttons decorated with molded and painted polymer floral and botanical designs. Tiny seed pearls, pastes, and mirror embellishments and paint decorative finish. Two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#92 Multiple Transportations

Two large jasperware ceramics by Stella Rzanski. One features two men in a sailboat, and the other includes four modes of transportation: air, automotive, rail, and water. Self shanks. Signed and dated on the reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#93 Large Arita Fish

Nice coloring and surface detail on this large realistic Arita fish. Backmarked. Self shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $293

Next minimum bid: $318

#94 Plique a Jour Lighthouse

Extra-large modern rectangular plique a jour enamel depicts a colorful lighthouse. Brass wire U shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $115

Next minimum bid: $125

#95 China Igloo Trio

Three china igloos in one go! Here is a white bodied, stencil bull’s eye, and medium brown speckled. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $101

Next minimum bid: $111

#96 Celluloid Realistics

Two celluloid realistics: a Marion Weeber pea seed packet, and a basket with flowers. The seed packet has a celluloid shank. The basket has a metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $71

Next minimum bid: $81

#97 Elegant Roses

Paint-fired roses decorate this milk glass prong mounted in the gilt brass setting. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#98 H.F. Meyer’s China Waterlily

Handpainted pond scene with a water lily by Harry F. Meyers, china decorator, born about 1873. Reference article: “Rediscovering H.F.M. -42-” by Judy Stopke. NBS July 2015 p. 116-119. Note the windmill in the misty background. Signed & dated. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $136

Next minimum bid: $146

#99 Red Mill Steel Cup

Vividly iridescent dyed shell background in a steel cup with a brass windmill escutcheon with steel blades. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $155

Next minimum bid: $165

#100 Small Deluxe Enamel Head

A young woman’s enamel portrait evocative of the work of the English Pre-Raphaelites. Gold foil pallions decorate her dress and hair. Silver mount marked STERLING on the reverse. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $177

Next minimum bid: $187

#101 Enamel Quartet

Four small to medium enamels include a scalloped green with fleur de lis and other paillons, a pierced design with center paste, a raised-surface (paté) floral enamel, and a square with calico print design. Loop shanks. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#102 Shakudo-like Peony

A modern metal made in the style of 19th century and older Shakudo metalwork. Gold tint enhances the blossom. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#103 Shell with Glass OME

Engraved and tinted green snail shell with an art nouveau bell flower design embellished with tiny pink glass berries (a few missing). Brass shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $106

Next minimum bid: $116

#104 Flower Garden Enamel

A colorful Impressionist emaux peints enamel floral framed with a pictorial border featuring flower blooms and cut steel jewels. Brass reverse and loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $170

Next minimum bid: $180

#105 Edwardian Glass with Roses

Handpainted rose garlands decorate the center triangle shape within the black rimmed border on this cream glass from the early 20th century. Four-way brass shank on a raised center. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $62

Next minimum bid: $72

#106 Four Arita Flowers

Four different identifiable flowers in Arita porcelain: an iris, a realistic lily, a chrysanthemum, and an orchid. Self shanks. Two are backmarked. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $106

Next minimum bid: $116

#107 Dubois Venus Fly Trap

Engraving on polymer of a Venus Fly Trap by artist Nancy Dubois. A great addition for your plant tray! Signed and dated 1996 on the reverse. Applied metal shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $107

Next minimum bid: $117

#108 Pictorial Scalloped Lacy Glass

Lovely colorless lacy glass with scalloped border glows with an inner fire from the fully intact red back paint. Gold and silver decorative finish on the surface. Brass two-way shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $195

Next minimum bid: $205

#109 Engraved and Decorated Tombac

A tombac of very rare form, having a pinned, gilded quatrefoil escutcheon. Typical tombac shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $160

Next minimum bid: $170

#110 Square Glass in Fabric

Fabric covered Div. I button with a square black glass center decorated with white filled dotted lines. Great addition to a “square in a circle” tray. Japanned metal reverse with pad shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#111 Georgian Glass in Metal

Late 18th to early 19th-century Georgian woven wire under faceted glass, elaborate and rare. In gilt silver mount. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $380

Next minimum bid: $405

#112 Rose Enamel in Shell

An exquisite enamel set in pearl with handpainted repeated rose blooms and gold paillon border scrolls. Foil fired beneath the enamel makes the deep copper color. Brass shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $116

Next minimum bid: $126

#113 18th-C Woman & Dog

A colorfully clothed woman deep in thought rests in an en grisaille landscape, her leashed canine companion beside her. Painting under glass with silvered copper rim & gilded back. Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

Current bid: $1400

Next minimum bid: $1500

#114 Andre Keim Enamel

Extra-large enamel of hand painted blue flowers on the painted weave background. From the studio of Andre Keim, Paris. Ca. 1930s. Elongated metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $575

Next minimum bid: $625

#115 Figural Enamel Trio

Two ladies and a gentleman are the subjects of these three emaux peints enamels with dotted turquoise enamel borders. On copper with copper wire shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#116 Classic Head Sheet Overlay

Brass classic head on a sheet overlay on black glass. Brass loop shank with plate holds the escutcheon. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#117 Lovely Lady Portrait

Beautifully handpainted on natural material and set under glass is this lovely lady in her large feathered hat. Silver rim and mount. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $250

Next minimum bid: $275

#118 Cobalt Rose Enamel

An emaux peints enamel on a cobalt background painted in an en grisaille style. The gilt openwork border features a repeated floret motif. Gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $91

Next minimum bid: $101

#119 Painted Portrait in Openwork Frame

Fin de siècle (1890s) 18th century revival miniature portrait painted on glass and set under glass in an unusual openwork gilt frame. Originally from the collection of Vivian Ertell. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $225

Next minimum bid: $250

#120 Gilded Nouveau Dome

Large high-domed silvered and gilded brass with nouveau pierced design and steel jewel embellishment. Support bar reverse with hefty wire U shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $88

Next minimum bid: $98

#121 Pearl Heart

Cameo-carved heart with lovely iridescence framed by the pierced border design. Brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $64

Next minimum bid: $74

#122 Sweethearts at the Spring Horn

Rare pressed horn pictorial depicting a woman stooping to draw water from a well while her companion watches. Shown BBB PL 3, #4. Self shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#123 Cherub Bride

Tinted engraving on pearl of a “Cherub Bride,” by Diane Schefferly. Signed and dated 94 on the reverse. Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $62

Next minimum bid: $72

#124 Architectural Shell

Cameo-carved dark shell of a grand domed building with flags waving in the background. This is likely a World Exposition structure. Brass mount with cut steel jewel border. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#125 Colt Rouge

A medium two-part amino resin button made as a novelty for only a short time in the 1940’s by the Colt Firearm Company. The black screw-top container is decorated with a white molded, cameo-style head. The black interior is marked PAT. PENDING COLT with the number 41. The inside of the white cap is numbered 142. Molded self shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $135

Next minimum bid: $145

#126 Cherubs at Work and Play

Beautifully hand painted porcelain buttons, of French provenance, depicting cherubs harvesting grain, Cupid (with his bow and arrow sheath) afloat on a shell boat pulled by doves, and a cherub resting in the clouds. Gilded rims. Partially glazed reverses with molded self shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $100

Next minimum bid: $110

#127 Pierrot and Pierrette Bimini

Large cobalt blue Bimini/Bimini-type glass featuring the theatrical couple Pierrot and Pierrette with gilt finish. Backplate backmarked HAND MADE, MADE IN ENGLAND with a flaming urn logo. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $98

Next minimum bid: $108

#128 18th-C Mourning Putto

Mourning as a fashion theme became popular during the 1700s, as exemplified by this putto embracing an urn-shaped monument. Transfer on white porcelain with copper rim and back (small edge line at 4:00 that continues halfway across, though only visible under the loupe). Copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $1520

Next minimum bid: $1620

#129 18th-C French Rebus

An 18th century French rebus engraved in a copper disc mounted on shell. The symbolism translates to “She loves sincerely.” Copper loop holds the escutcheon. Est. selling price is $600-1500.

Current bid: $1752

Next minimum bid: $1852

#130 18th-C Floral & Star Passementerie

A flower on a six-point star of metal-wrapped linen thread (passementerie work) over foil. Threaded linen reverse over wood. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $85

Next minimum bid: $95

#131 Motiwala Enamel

Colorful figural in transfer enamel on copper set in silver. Elongated silver shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $98

Next minimum bid: $108

#132 Swinging Under the Boughs

Enchanting cameo-carved shell button of a romantic couple on a swing framed by a border of trees against the dark background. Swaged-in brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $225

Next minimum bid: $250

#133 18th-C Threadwork

Silk thread intricately wound over and around again and again formed a star pattern on this 18th century threadwork around an inner wood mold. This button is shown BBB PL 26A, #1. Mint condition. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $576

Next minimum bid: $626

#134 Figural Scene Shell Overlay

Carved and pierced green snail shell overlay on abalone depicts an architectural scene with tower and two figures. The overlay is held with two steel pins. Two-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $125

Next minimum bid: $135

#135 Seed pearls, Glass, and Shell

Late 19th-century carved shell inset with foil-backed glass beneath web-like metalwork embellished with seed pearls and pastes. Later brass plate and loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#136 Early Silver Engravings

Early silver or tombac alloy buttons, likely of Bavarian origin, with engraved designs of a running horse and three flowers. Ca. 1750-1850. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#137 Castle on Shell

An intricately cut-out castle in silver or silvered metal applied to a dark shell button, held with four brass pins. Metal plate and loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.