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#1 18th-C Mennecy Porcelain

Young woman seated in a natural garden setting. Basket weave surface. Mennecy or Bavarian work in the Mennecy style from the late 18th or early 19th centuries. Reference Loic Allio’s book “Boutons,” p. 44. Reverse has small chip. Self-shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#2 18th-C Copper Starburst

18th century copper with gilt coating. Faux pique-point and handtooled star burst design on the face. Scissor mark on the reverse. Heavy copper shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $101

Next minimum bid: $111

#3 Rose Gathering

A young woman in a bonnet reaches for a rose on this enamel with gilt rococo border. Emaux peints. Gilt reverse. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $325

Next minimum bid: $350

#4 Gaumond Heart

Mary Gaumond paperweight. Forget-Me-Not flowers in the pink glass heart. Copper shank and signature cane. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#5 Hollyhocks and Carnation

Two Mary Gaumond glass buttons. Realistic leaf with hollyhocks. Pink carnation paperweight. Both have copper loop shank and signature cane. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#6 Six Small Enamels

Six small emaux peints and champlevé enamels, including a ladybug design, the Nut Tree Boy, and one small enough to be a diminutive. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#7 Domed Pink Enamel

Contoured emaux peints enamel with a triangular nouveau shape set in the brass border embellished with steel jewels in graduated sizes. Gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $45

Next minimum bid: $50

#8 Pink Glass Cameo

Female cameo portrait in pink glass prong mounted in brass with paste border. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $130

Next minimum bid: $140

#9 Architectural Painting Under Glass

Building at the shoreline with reflections on the water. Hand painted in stunning detail on natural material set in oval silver under a glass shield. Twisted rope border. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $385

Next minimum bid: $410

#10 Fabric Trio

Three fabric buttons, including one with beadwork decoration. Threaded reverse, fabric gathered, and crochet reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $37

Next minimum bid: $42

#11 Cameo Carved Shell in Brass

Carved shell featuring a figure, stairway, and structure in a brass mount with decorated rim. Backmarked NOUVEAUTE LB*PARIS. Est. selling price is $10-30.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#12 Floral Basket Weave Porcelain

Handpainted floral design over basket weave background on this 19th century porcelain in the style of Mennecy. Self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#13 Carved Cowry Landscape in Silver

Carved cowry shell set in silver. Scene with active volcano, sailboat and tour boat on the water, and large tree on the shore. Silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $275

Next minimum bid: $300

#14 Paris Back with Leather

Stamped leather center with floral overall pattern mounted in brass. Hounds of war border. Backmark A.P & CIE PARIS. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $61

Next minimum bid: $71

#15 Burwood Realistic Duo

A Scottie dog and bow, both molded wood composition. Two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $105

Next minimum bid: $115

#16 18th-C Bone Pair

Pair of bone pin shanks from the 18th century. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $25

Next minimum bid: $30

#17 18th-C Pearl on Mirror Steel

This large 18th century features an 18-pt carved pearl medallion held with a steel pin shank against the mirror steel back. Copper rim. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $355

Next minimum bid: $380

#18 PWs and Glass Group

A dozen glass including paperweights, a Frances Weinman cone, two diminutive paperweights, and an oval pink glass women’s head cameo (wee chip on edge at 6:00.) Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $47

Next minimum bid: $52

#19 M/D Kaleidoscope Pair

A mother/daughter pair of kaleidoscopes with a well-defined grid design in gold and black over silver. Metal plate backs with loop shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#20 Sew-Thru Paper-back Glass

Scarce two-hole sew-thru paper back Div. I glass. Shown in BBB PL 39-60. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $71

Next minimum bid: $81

#21 Gaumond Glass Duo

A realistic ladybug on a leaf and a delphinium paperweight from the glass artistry of Mary Gaumond. The paperweight features a scalloped border. Both have copper loop shanks and signature canes on the reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $52

Next minimum bid: $62

#22 Floral Enamel

Lovely emaux peints enamel featuring white flowers over a pale green gradation to white background. Bright gold rococo border with scrolls and florets. Gilt reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#23 18th-C Passementerie

18th century passementerie with a copper background features an all-over design of metallic thread encircled windows with faceted pastes. Copper sequins are also sewn onto the with coiled wire. Threaded linen reverse. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#24 Cohen Embellished Cat

Karen Cohen fabric studio with beaded border features a yellow metal cat embellished with rhinestones sitting amongst a floral beadwork garden. Artist’s signature and 2015 date on the reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $91

Next minimum bid: $101

#25 Gooderham PW Duo

Two paperweights by John Gooderham, both with heart millifiore centers. Includes a round with blue base and goldstone, and a square with green base. The square has the artist’s signature cane on the reverse. The round is marked with his initial “J”. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $25

Next minimum bid: $30

#26 Kaleidoscope Collection

Ten kaleidoscopes, ca. 1840-1860 with clear designs. Patterns, plaids, and others. Metal backs with metal loop shanks. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#27 Lacy Brass Over Bakelite

An openwork brass “Rose Window” mounted on marbled bakelite. Inserted metal shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $35

Next minimum bid: $40

#28 British Art Pottery

White clay body with black glaze and “orange peel skin” of white and yellow. Self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $16

Next minimum bid: $18

#29 Painted Metal Shell Background

Attractive iridescent smoky shell background set behind painted brass floral design with crosshatched brass border. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#30 Painted Brass

One-piece brass with scalloped edge features a painted floral design in four colors against the gilt ground. Made to resemble champlevé enamel. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $20

Next minimum bid: $25

#31 18th-C Repoussé Screen

From the 18th century, a pierced copper repoussé face over screen. Bright silver finish. Thread reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#32 Transitional Copper with Enamel

Late 18th or early 19th century copper transitional featuring a royal blue foil enamel center decorated with gold and silver foil paillons and a white pierriere. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $125

Next minimum bid: $135

#33 Golden Age Set

Matched set of fourteen (14) Golden Age buttons. Two-piece gilt brass. From the John Whiteford collection. Mounted on a decorated card. Backmarked R & W. ROBINSON *EXTRA RICH*. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $85

Next minimum bid: $95

#34 Shell Background with Steel

Shell background overlaid with a web of cut steel. brass rope border and collet. Japanned reverse with brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $47

Next minimum bid: $52

#35 Early French Metal

From about 1830 (pre Golden Age), an attractive silver or silver plated yellow metal, slightly concave, with a grid design decorated with florets and a center cross flourish. Backmark W.R.S with braised heavy copper shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $45

Next minimum bid: $50

#36 18th-C Oval Shell with Paste

Hand-cut and engraved shell with center paste pinshank mounted in a copper collet. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $480

Next minimum bid: $505

#37 Star Saphiret with Pastes

This cone-shaped star-faceted saphiret jewel is mounted in a 6-pt star openwork paste border design. Wee chip at the jewel center. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $65

Next minimum bid: $75

#38 Plaid Lacy Glass

Large lacy glass with petaled and starburst face design. Plaid back paint in lavender, blue, brown and silver. Original reverse paint. Four-way brass shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#39 Oval Gay 90s

Old German Gay 90s oval with deep blue faceted domed jewel. The flat brass back features an outer floret border design on the dark tinted ground. A second layer of openwork metal is decorated with a delicate scroll design. The bezel mounted jewel sits atop both layers. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $115

Next minimum bid: $125

#40 Iorio PW Duo

Two William Iorio paperweights. One with floating cane and the other with a white glass base. Inserted metal loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $14

Next minimum bid: $16

#41 Silver Foil Paillons Star Enamel

Silver foil paillons in an eight-point star shape border a cream enamel center on a base of deep cobalt blue enamel. Gilt copper rim and reverse. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#42 Gaumond Morning Glories

Large medium oval paperweight by glass artist Mary Gaumond featuring morning glories on a lavender base. Reverse shows copper loop shank and the artist’s signature cane. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#43 Damascene Star

This damascene tole work features hand-tooled engraved star design and a delicate cast white metal outline overlay and seven tiny cast metal center target circles. Gilt metal reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#44 White Metal Bouquet

Large cast white metal oval decorated with a ribbon-tied floral bouquet in relief. Self curved wedge shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#45 Matte Enamel Set

A “turn-again” design featuring gilt metal rose blooms, center floret, and ribbon flourishes against the matte enamel ground in colors of spattered pink and blue. One medium and four smalls. Gilt reverses with loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $31

Next minimum bid: $36

#46 Cameo Head Waistcoats

Three small waistcoats featuring molded glass cameo portraits of female heads. Each head is unique. The buttons come mounted in a decorative oval mat. Brass mounts with loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#47 Rose and Ribbon PWs

A medium paperweight by Nancy DuBois features a white glass base with pink and goldstone set-up and embossed rose with gold paint. And a small Mary Gaumond pink glass paperweight with pink and white set-up “support ribbon”. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#48 Old to Modern Trio

Three buttons include a champlevé enamel with emaux peints floral center, a beige celluloid cup with frosted surface and orange paste embellishment, and a modern clear glass lacy floral design with gold luster accents and pink wash reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#49 Oval Enamel with Steels

Oval enamel with brightly colored emaux peints floral design and a pristine border of cut steel jewels individually riveted to the gilt metal base. Gilt reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $43

Next minimum bid: $48

#50 Foil Butterfly Swirlback PW

Black glass ball base with red overlay encasing a foil butterfly. See another example BBB PL 50-5. Swirlback reverse with brass wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $47

Next minimum bid: $52

#51 Gooderham PW Duo

A pinch top paperweight over a pink base and a triangle paperweight over a white base. Both by John Gooderham. Signature cane on the reverses and brass wire loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#52 Embroidered Silk

19th century black silk fabric over a wood mold is decorated with linen thread crewel work rosebuds and foliage. Gathered fabric reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $20

Next minimum bid: $25

#53 Musical Couple Copper

Large one-piece openwork copper featuring a medieval-era couple enjoying the music from the man’s lute playing. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $167

Next minimum bid: $177

#54 Tight-Top Border Lithograph

Celluloid shield over a lithograph of a young woman with large brimmed hat. The tight-top border ivoroid (celluloid) border features an embossed design finished with gold, copper, and silver metallic tint. Japanned reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $47

Next minimum bid: $52

#55 Pierre Cardin Ribbon Glass

From designer Pierre Cardin, a beige glass with chromed metal ribbon and border overlay. Black painted reverse. High rounded peg self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $65

Next minimum bid: $75

#56 Pictorial Rosette Shank

Rarely found art glass pictorial rosette shank. Two floral sprays with goldstone accent decorate this cream colored small glass. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#57 M/D Carved Shell

A mother/daughter medium and small size pair of carved and pierced shell scenes featuring a bridge over water with foreground border foliage and background tree. Two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $56

Next minimum bid: $66

#58 Oval Moss Agate

Oval moss agate gemstone set in gilt plated silver with pearlized beads individually held with silver pins forming a border. Flat metal silver loop shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $250

Next minimum bid: $275

#59 M/D China Igloos

A pair of mother/daughter small and medium sized two-color china igloos in black and white. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $135

Next minimum bid: $145

#60 Oval Portrait

A woman’s portrait in an oval setting. Transfer on polymer mounted on copper. Metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $10-30.

Current bid: $32

Next minimum bid: $37

#61 Beaded Oval Fabric

Hand beaded black silk fabric over an oval wood mold. Cross design with both black glass and multicolored beads. Gathered fabric reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $26

Next minimum bid: $31

#62 Uranium Victorian glass

White uranium Victorian glass with incised and molded paisley design. Glows brilliant chartreuse under black light. Two-way brass shank Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#63 French Verbal Casein Books

Set of three casein French political books. Verbal fronts read “QUAND MEME” (Even So), HONNEUR ET PATRIE (Honor and Fatherhood), and “Tout ou Rien” (All or Nothing). Two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $850

Next minimum bid: $900

#64 18th-C Velvet Passementerie

A velvet background is decorated with silver faceted sequins and knot work on this 18th century passementerie. A coiled metallic wire forms the roped border. Velvet gathered reverse knotted with brown thread. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#65 Enamel Trio

Three late 19th century enamels including a blue tetrad with plaid design, an emaux peints floral center with openwork matte enamel border, and a brown and copper colored enamel with an inner border of steel jewels. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $41

Next minimum bid: $46

#66 Schiaparelli Flower Waistcoat

This small waistcoat exquisitely decorated with a high-relief glass floral petals has been attributed to designer Elsa Schiaparelli. Brass reverse with loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $146

Next minimum bid: $156

#67 Backmarked Vintage Jewel

Faceted aqua glass pastes surround a domed amber glass cabochon on this white metal openwork mount Backmarked HYG HYG. Double shanks on the center ring backing the amber cabochon. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#68 Verbal Traveler to Paris

This scarce sepia tinted molded cream composition features a traveler on his way to Paris, as designated by the road sign. Shown in BBB PL 214-11. Lots of detail. Some rim nicks. Black paint on the rim and reverse. Inserted brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $130

Next minimum bid: $140

#69 Gay 90s Enamel

Gay 90s gilt metal with center gray satin glass cabochon framed with a striking Art Nouveau champlevé border design in black, green, red, and gray. One chip on the jewel near the bezel at 4:00. Gilt reverse with prominent U shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#70 Oval Art Deco Glass

Art Deco oval black glass with gold luster rim. Pristine front condition. A few tiny flea bites on back edge not noticeable from the front. Reverse shows four-way brass shank on low center cone. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $20

Next minimum bid: $25

#71 Domed Enamel

Domed enamel with interesting technique. Intricate black and clear enameled cloisonné over the tooled silver dome (like Gin Jippo). Hollow button with slightly concave silver back. Elongated loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#72 Two Burwood Scenes

Two extra-large burwood scenes including a woman walking her dog with village structures in the background, and a mansion with carriage and large trees forming much of the border. Both tinted with shades of green. Two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $29

Next minimum bid: $34

#73 Opulent Celluloid

Clear celluloid cup holds a yellow metal open framework mounted with six teardrop opalescent glass cabochons, six small faceted pastes, and one larger center paste. Applied celluloid flat loop shank with plate. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#74 Diamond D Basket weave

Extra-large high contour acetate basket weave design with metalized finish. Backmarked D in a diamond. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#75 Coral Glass with Pastes

Coral colored molded glass with a profusion of floral blooms is mounted in metal with a paste border. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#76 Small Early Trio

A trio of late 18th to early 19th century metal waistcoats. Two have hand chased designs and the smallest has an early machined design. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $41

Next minimum bid: $46

#77 LaBar Bennet Jasperware Portrait

Green jasperware ceramic with the portrait of a elder statesman. A verbal border frames the portrait. By Marie La Barre Bennett. Signed MB with a self shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $12

Next minimum bid: $14

#78 18th-C Pictorial Passementerie

This 18th century passementerie features a pictorial drapery tassel and bow above a garland, all comprised of sequins and coiled wire. The background is thin metal with a radiating basket weave pattern. Gathered linen fabric reverse sewn with coarse thread, Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $468

Next minimum bid: $493

#79 Early French Officer’s Uniform M/D

A pair of early French military infantry officer’s uniform buttons in small and medium sizes. The buttons date to the First Empire period of 1802-1815. The number 77 stood for the number of the regiment. Shown BBB PL 311-26. Gilt copper repoussé over a bone mold. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $100

Next minimum bid: $110

#80 Early 3-Material Peasant Jewel

Early peasant silver mounted with wood and capped with a hand wrought silver with bezel mounted mirror-back crystal. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $155

Next minimum bid: $165

#81 Green Norwalk Pottery

Green Norwalk pottery with brass nail shank. Rare color. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $70

Next minimum bid: $80

#82 Foil Floral Enamel with Pastes

Green enamel features a center design of foil flowers bordered by gold and silver paillons. Prong-set in a brass mount with a border of paste jewels. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $209

Next minimum bid: $234

#83 18th-C Two-Color Copper

Beautiful 18th century copper in two-color finish of gold and silver. Multiple borders and a center crosshatch pattern. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#84 Glass Intaglio in Wood

Green glass intaglio featuring a classic woman’s profile with grapes and grapevine foliage decoration. The glass is mounted in a brass collet and set within a black lacquered wood cup. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $110

Next minimum bid: $120

#85 Gaumond Floral Artistry

Realistic leaf with Lily of the Valley flowers and an oval paperweight with scalloped edge and “floating” narcissus. Both by glass artist Mary Gaumond. Embedded copper loop shank and signature cane on each reverse. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#86 Plique a Jour Thistle

Green enamel plique a jour enhances this delicate brass thistle blossoms and leaves design. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $90

Next minimum bid: $100

#87 Gilt Brass Fops

One-piece gilt brass featuring a scene of two Fops seated at a table as a young girl waits their table. Shown BBB PL 163-8. Metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $48

Next minimum bid: $53

#88 Monogram and Small Tombac

A pair of 18th century incised buttons. A small yellow metal alloy tombac with a delicate stylized botanical sprig. And, a silver or silver plated monogram design, possibly of the initials LN? This button has a maker’s mark SB on the reverse. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $115

Next minimum bid: $125

#89 Lobed Shagreen with Steels

This five-lobed button features a dyed green shark skin (shagreen) background and center steel star. Edged with a border comprised of a multitude of steel jewels. Only one tiny steel is missing in the border. Silver tinted brass reverse with wire U shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $739

Next minimum bid: $789

#90 18th-C Pictorial Repoussé

A botanical fruiting element with foliage decorates this 18th century woodback repoussé in silver and gold tinted copper. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $76

Next minimum bid: $86

#91 China Gingham

Small china gingham, with pattern #20 in a maroon transfer. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $52

Next minimum bid: $62

#92 Norwalk Pottery Card

Twentyfour (24) Norwalk Pottery pin shank buttons on original sales card in pristine condition. Ca. 1825-1853. Made in Prospect, CT. See BBB PL 7. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $226

Next minimum bid: $251

#93 Native American Duo

Two Native American sourced buttons including a silver stamped 4-point star design with crescent border, and an intricate beadwork 10-point star pattern sewn over soft suede leather by Nez Perce artist Opal Taberna, of Idaho. The beadwork reverse shows a leather loop shank and the artist’s signature “Opal ‘96.” The silver has a braised copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $75

Next minimum bid: $85

#94 Steel Moon with Plant Life

Openwork brass featuring a steel crescent moon and a elegant plant design. Hand chased etched detail on the flat area. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $25

Next minimum bid: $30

#95 Yellow Tingue

Transparent yellow Div. I Tingue with long rectangular red flash. Self-shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $90

Next minimum bid: $100

#96 Intermixed Glass Pin Shank

Intermixed, molded top button of clear, rusty red and gray glass. Nail shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $38

Next minimum bid: $43

#97 Openwork Star Enamel

Champlevé enamel in ruby, cream and black surround an openwork star with scroll work interior. Gilt reverse. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $46

Next minimum bid: $51

#98 18th-C Shell on Steel

18th century scalloped steel mounted with a carved shell center with serrated edge. A large center paste pin shank and steel jewels around the border complete the design. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $125

Next minimum bid: $135

#99 Teal Jewel with Pastes

19th century Victorian era quality large jewel featuring glass over teal foil with diamond pattern. Set in silvered metal with a glittering paste border and center paste embellishment. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $120

Next minimum bid: $130

#100 Scalloped Georgian Jewel

Exquisite late 18th or early 19th century Georgian era scalloped silver mount with the surface entirely filled with pastes. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $81

Next minimum bid: $91

#101 Victorian Leather

Brown stamped leather with fine detail from the late Victorian period, 1890-1910. Touches of decorative paint finish. Japanned reverse with metal loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#102 Butter Mold Earthenware

Utilizing an antique butter mold of a pomegranate stamp, this button was created in earthenware clay from Wiscasset, MA. Sand-textured glaze finish. Made in 1965. The pomegranate has been a symbol of abundance since medieval times due to the large quantity of seeds inside the fruit, portending good omens for abundant crops and many children. Inserted copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $45

Next minimum bid: $50

#103 Gaumond Daffodils

Large oval glass by artist Mary Gaumond featuring daffodils and buds floating over the dew covered grasses background. Copper shank and signature cane with 2012 date. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $105

Next minimum bid: $115

#104 Bakelite Star with Compass

Phenolic star in red with central compass. Inserted metal shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $131

Next minimum bid: $141

#105 Peter Ben PWs

Eight paperweights by Peter Ben including four with cane set-up and four with floating set-up. See BBB PL 49, row II. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#106 Bone Back Repoussé Group I

Bone back repoussé lot of six small to medium buttons. Silver and gilt metal tops. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $120

Next minimum bid: $130

#107 Stars and Forget-Me-Nots

Two Mary Gaumond paperweights. White stars against a night sky blue base with foil accent, and light blue Forget-Me-Nots floating above the aqua base with a few floral stem connecting accents. Signature canes on the reverse with copper loop shanks. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#108 Star Trio

Three Div. I star theme buttons include a small dyed black horn with inlaid silver stars, a medium domed dyed black horn with relief molded star pattern and inlaid shell center, and a medium Goodyear Rubber with six-point star design. The Goodyear is backmarked N.R.Co GOODYEAR’S P=T. MAY 6.1851. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $24

Next minimum bid: $29

#109 Early Copper Trio

Two 18th century copper buttons including a hand-tooled octagonal design and a silver plated with blued steel center and hand tooling. The third copper, from the early 19th century, features a pierced border design. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $150

Next minimum bid: $160

#110 18th-C Stuart Crystals

Two rock crystal “breeches” from the early 18th century or even the late 17th century. One is backed with pink foil with a fine gold wire cipher and set in gilt silver. The other is backed by silver foil with a black fabric square and mounted in silver. Both crystals show some wear. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $100

Next minimum bid: $110

#111 Oval Horn Inlay

Exquisite oval domed molded and polished ground horn inlaid with silver. The top is laminated to a base of horn. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $204

Next minimum bid: $229

#112 18th-C Star Passementerie

18th century silver foil passementerie featuring coiled metallic thread in both a 10-point star and 5-point star design. Reverse shows the coarse gathered linen fabric gathered sewn with coarse thread. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#113 Cupid with Doves

Cupid in flight with a pair of doves on this French made porcelain transfer on a slightly domed surface in the style of 18th century en grisaille. Copper rim and reverse. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $285

Next minimum bid: $310

#114 Bimini Angel

The gilded head and wings of an angel or cherub decorates the center of this large black Bimini glass. Modified oval with classic Bimini pinched sides highlighted in gold luster. Brass backplate with loop shank backmarked MADE IN ENGLAND. BIMINI LTD and the potted tree logo encircled by the words BIMINI LIMITED. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $725

Next minimum bid: $775

#115 Oval Liberty Enamel

Beautiful Arts & Crafts era Liberty enamel on silver with design of paired leaves. Green and azure blue enameling. Hard to find oval shape. Backmarked CYMRIC and L&Co within three diamonds. Est. selling price is $200-400.

 

Current bid: $250

Next minimum bid: $275

#116 Pattern Duo

A 19th century blued steel design and an Artid amino resin Celtic Knot design with dark blue paint finish. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#117 Spring Fairy Pictorial

Shown in the BBB PL 172-8 and described as “Spring, or perhaps Flora, Roman goddess of flowers.” However, this figure has wings . . . so, how about we call her the Spring Fairy? Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#118 Blue Raspberries Enamel

Lovely late 19th century enamel featuring emaux peints blue raspberries on a branch with foliage and blooms over a white background. An aqua blue Rococo scroll border design frames the scene. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $150

Next minimum bid: $160

#119 Cherub Heads on Silver

Five cherub heads are depicted on this unmarked silver. Shown BBB PL 75-8. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#120 Enamel Trio

Three medium enamels including a Div. I matte botanical design, a Div. I champlevé pierced design with emaux peints roses and steel jewel embellishment, and a modern cloisonné with foil background on marked silver. This latter button does not have an original shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $63

Next minimum bid: $73

#121 Micro-Mosaic Group

Six unpolished micro mosaics include two squares, one oval, one spindle, and two circles. All are mounted in brass. The larger square is backmarked with an FAP logo surrounded by MADE IN ITALY and two stars. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#122 Early Agricultural Copper

Early 19th century copper pictorial features a center design of agricultural objects including wheat sheaf, scythe, and pitchfork framed by a spray of fine lines. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $235

Next minimum bid: $260

#123 Gaumond Peony

A pink peony blossom over a lavender base for this paperweight by glass artist Mary Gaumond. Cooper shank and signature cane on the reverse with date 2012. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $65

Next minimum bid: $75

#124 Victorian Habitat

Actual grasses with seed heads under the celluloid shield on this Victorian era habitat button with openwork faux-cord looped border design. The celluloid shield is also etched with grass designs. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#125 Goodyear Sporting Wolf Head

Goodyear rubber wolf head sporting button. Backmark N.R.Co GOODYEAR’S P=T 1851. Inserted shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $19

Next minimum bid: $21

#126 Gilt Sporting Set

Complete sporting set of fifteen (15) gilt buttons. Circa 1810-1825. Includes hunter with dog, horsemen with dogs, doe, standing stag, leaping stag, fallen stag, boar, fox, horse, three different dog pairs, dog chasing a rabbit, and most interesting of all – a “treed” horseman with runaway horse! Fancy back mark RICH ORANGE with double scrolls. Est. selling price is $400-600.

Current bid: $452

Next minimum bid: $477

#127 Tree of Life

Three-piece construction in brass features the symbolic “Tree of Life” in cutout brass with etched detailing over two brass discs, one with shaped frame and one with engraved border. Similar design shown BBB PL 248-5. Brass loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#128 18th-C Copper with Glass

18th century copper with center of blue-de-roi glass over foil framed by a gilded raised rim with finely worked crimping and an outer border in the copper color with reverse facets, beautifully worked. A couple of teeny nicks in the glass. Heavy braised copper shank. Est. selling price is $200-400.

Current bid: $450

Next minimum bid: $475

#129 Velvet Background Stag

A stag leaps over a fence on this Victorian era button with dark brown velvet background and cut steel embellishment (OME). Shown BBB PL 29-25. Self hump shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#130 Enamel Thistle

Realistic thistle in gilt metal with green and purple foil enameling. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $40

Next minimum bid: $45

#131 Amethyst in Silver

Contoured and triangular shaped Amethyst (verified) set in a silver rim with support bar and loop shank. The identification is aided by the visibility of a natural inclusion within the stone. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $50

Next minimum bid: $60

#132 Openwork Thistle

Brass thistle in an openwork design. Shown BBB PL 254-10. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $30

Next minimum bid: $35

#133 Engine-Turned 18th-C Copper

18th century copper with machine-turned inscribed radial pattern. Heavy braised copper loop shank. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $42

Next minimum bid: $47

#134 Whittier’s Birthplace

Handpainted shell featuring the farm home birthplace of American poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1893). By an unknown artist. The original house, built in 1688 by Thomas Whittier, remained in the family for five generations. The house has been open to the public as a museum since 1893, when it was purchased and placed into a trust. Marked on the reverse “Whittier’s Birthplace.” Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#135 Bird Over Abalone

A bird is perched within the pierced opening of this carved mother-of-pearl set against an abalone shell background. Prong mounted in silvered brass. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $45

Next minimum bid: $50

#136 Backmarked Norwalk-Type

Slightly domed Norwalk-type pottery with backmark S&G *PATENT.* Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#137 Burwood Tree Products

A slice of wood and a trio of acorns in wood composition (Burwood) with paint decorative finish. The wood slice is a four-hole sew-thru. The acorn design is an unusual three-hole sew-thru. Est. selling price is $60-100.

Current bid: $60

Next minimum bid: $70

#138 Owl Quartet

Four porcelain owls with transfer designs from the Birchcroft company of England. Backmarked with the Tree logo and arched words BIRCHROFT CHINA. (Note the misspelling of the company name). Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $95

Next minimum bid: $105

#139 Plant Life Burwood Duo

Two large burwood buttons including a dark blue painted single leaf design and a gold painted octagonal floral design. Both are two-hole sew-thrus. Est. selling price is $30-60.

Current bid: $20

Next minimum bid: $25

#140 Micro Mosaic Bird #1

Micro mosaic bird in black glass set in a brass rim and mount with rope border. Wire loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $78

Next minimum bid: $88

#141 Micro Mosaic Bird #2

Another choice micro mosaic bird in black glass. This one is slightly smaller and mounted in silver or silvered metal. Loop shank. Est. selling price is $100-200.

Current bid: $80

Next minimum bid: $90

#142 Colorful Parrot

Extra-large realistic parrot bedecked with a sparkling breast of green and blue pastes and cold plastic enamel finish for his orange feathers. A green paste also fills his eye. Cast metal body. Cast self-shank. Est. selling price is $30-60.