Antique Vintage Lot Elegant Maine Collector Buttons

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 02, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

Sadly, I am nearing the end of this lady's collection, but I have another that I plan to start listing afer the holidays. This lot has many pairs, sets and mother/daughter buttons. The photos run from left to right, top, middle, and bottom. The upper left has several of note: Shell embellished with cut steels, a pair of studio ceramics, a pair of gilt brass paisleys, a papiermachiere with inlaid MOP flowers, a fabulous handpainted gilt Limoges type porcelain dragonfly, and black glass with lusters and inset gilt. The upper middle has a wonderful lucite "tortoise shell" with brass escutcheon, small brass floral pictures, a pair of Pierrot and Pierette with mirror moons, as well as other small brass pictures. The upper right contains early plastics - lucites, buffed celuloid, a wonderful "apple juice log", a great plastic "foil" paperweight type, and a couple of celluloid overlays. The left middle has a set of 3 lovely small enamels, a pair of faux turquoise cabuchons set in copper, and three lithographs. The celluloid is deteriorating on the lithos, but these guys would do in a collection until better ones comes along. The middle middle section has a nice selection of metals, and the right middle contains a beautiful old ruby glass with gold accents and a nice deco cobalt with gold trim. T are also a very cool large lucite ball

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