Four 19th C. pictorials, including three pewters with original tint. The horse, in white metal, has a Paris backmark. Small to medium size 5/8″ to 15/16″.
St. George slaying the dragon in this pewter escutcheon against the dark painted steel background. Late 19th C. Large size 1 1/2″.
A steel cup with brass Picador and rather small bull on a cobblestone patterned background. 19th C. Medium size 1 1/16″.
A one piece celluloid from the 1930s in a clever horseshoe design. Large size 1 1/2″.
A highly lacquered painting by a Russian artist on paper mache featuring a three figures enjoying a snowy troika ride. X-large size 2 1/8″. Signed and dated 1997 on the reverse.
St. George, quite the hero, as he saved a town from sacrificing its children and ultimately the king’s daughter from the jaws of the dragon. Add this to your religious card, for, as the legend goes, St. George brought the dragon alive to the townspeople and agreed to slay it if all the townspeople consented to be baptized as Christians. This 19th C. button has a scarce wood back. Large size 1 3/8″.