Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme button sets..Lois Calkins

The sets are:
Hey Diddle Diddle
Sing a Song of Sixpence
Jack and Jill
Humpty Dumpty
Three Little Kittens
Mary and Her Little Lamb
Goose that Laid Golden Eggs
Old King Cole
Lois didn’t personally make these buttons she worked with artists in Japan through the Foreign Trade and Industries Agency.
She approved the designs and imported the buttons with the 1st of the sets shipped to the U.S. in 1954
There are 8 sets, each with 4 buttons
Porcelain with self shank, size 1 inch diameter, backmarked LC
Lois passed away in 2002
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  1. Hi
    Thanks for the commenting on the Button Floozies page about the Canadian buttons.
    It's always good to know what I have.