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Hector Aguilar Large Silver Armadillo Belt Buckle   $1,695   

This unusually large Armadillo belt buckle by Hector Aguilar would suit a man or woman equally well. It measures 5 9/16" in width and 2 9/16" in height. It consists of five sterling silver plaques that are held together by rivets that allow for flexibility. The buckle is accompanied by a custom made leather strap that is not original. It measures 29 1/2 inches in wearable length. The strap widens to 3 3/8" at the back. The buckle can accommodate any strap up to 1 3/8 inches in width. Aguilar... Click for details      
  
Hector Aguilar Large Silver Armadillo Belt Buckle
William Spratling Sterling Silver Necklace
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Necklace   On Hold

Unusual necklace by silver master, William Spratling in which he combined groups of beads with round discs and diamond shaped ornaments. The round discs are 11/16" in diameter. The necklace has a wearable length of 19 1/2 inches. Hallmark dates the necklace to the 1940's. Many books have been written about Spratling as he was the prime force in the Mexican design movement of the mid 20th century. His work is in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Hector Aguilar Silver and Onyx Cuff Bracelet   $1,800  

Unusual cuff bracelet by silver master, Hector Aguilar. The bracelet alternates five cabochon onyx stones with stylized silver X's. The X's, as well as the rope banding on top and bottom, are oxidized to carry through the black of the onyx stones. The bracelet is 1 9/16" from front to back. It has an inner circumference of 6 1/4" with an opening of one inch. A capable jeweler can compress or expand the size to fit many size wrists on a woman or man. Hallmark dates to the 1940's. Aguilar's work... Click for details
Hector Aguilar Silver and Onyx Cuff Bracelet
Blazing Star Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Blazing Star Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $2400.00

This star variation quilt comes closest to the patterns known as Blazing Star; Mother's Delight and Northern Lights. Regardless of the name, the use of two different length diamonds creates a pattern much like a compass. The quilt is in pristine, un-used condition. The green blocks are quilted with feathered wreaths. The border is a floral chintz with the glaze fully intact. The backing is a stunning blue and brown print. The quilt can be reversed to this side to have two very different,... Click for details

One Patch Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $735.00  

This One Patch Charm Quilt (no fabric is repeated) has especially interesting materials with a number of conversational prints that include roosters; a variety of dogs and horses; equestrians; horse trainers; bunnies and children. The quilt is in pristine, unwashed condition. The fabrics date from the last quarter of the 19th century. Measurements are 80 inches square; Pennsylvania origin
One Patch Charm Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Pair of Antonio Pineda Sterling and Amethyst Bracelets
  Pair of Antonio Pineda Sterling and Amethyst Bracelets   $5,600

This is a stunning and unusual pair of early Antonio Pineda bangle bracelets made of sterling silver and amethyst. Both bracelets have Antonio's mark used between 1941 and 1949. They measures 1 3/16" deep and have an inner diameter measurement of 2 1/2". The inner circumference is 7". They fit a medium wrist. The bracelets have a push clasp and the original safety chains. The center design of each is a ridged pattern carved from a single piece of amethyst. The bracelets are in excellent... Click for details

Delectable Mountains Quilt: Signed and Dated 1848   $1,975  

This indigo and white Delectable Mountains quilt is a stunning example of a desirable pattern. The romantic name comes from John Bunyan's classic allegory, "Pilgrim's Progress" written in 1678. In it, Bunyan wrote "They went then till they came to the Delectable Mountains...behold the gardens and orchards, the vineyards and fountains of water". Some 150 years later, this poetic phrase became the name of a quilt pattern. This particular example is made of two different indigo prints - one for... Click for details
Delectable Mountains Quilt: Signed and Dated 1848
Adam and Evin the Garden of Eden Quilt: Circa 1830's; Vermont
  Adam and Evin the Garden of Eden Quilt: Circa 1830's; Vermont   $18,500

This unique quilt depicting Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden is a folk art masterpiece. It was made in Vermont in the 1830's by a member of the Sinclair family. The center of the quilt portrays Creation with the sun surrounded by four phases of the moon. Below the center circle is shown Eve picking the forbidden fruit with a snake rearing its threatening head. To the right we see Eve giving the apple to Adam. At the top, Adam and Eve are driven from the Garden of Eden. An article by Gerald... Click for details

Tane Wide Band Sterling Silver Ring   $350  

Stylish and unusual wide sterling silver band ring by Tane. Five bands of varying widths sit within the concave band and are movable. The ring is size 6 1/2. It is 5/8" wide. Condition is perfect. Tane is one of Mexico's oldest silversmiths and compares itself to Tiffany.
Tane Wide Band Sterling Silver Ring
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Quilt: Circa 1850; New York
  Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Quilt: Circa 1850; New York   $1,425

This terrific positive/ negative quilt pattern goes by both the names of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul and Orange Peel. It is made with two deep indigo fabrics both of which have orange printed patterns.The entire quilt is the same fabric with the exception of one end which was used to distinguish the side meant for the top of the bed. It is nicely quilted with four lobed flowers in the large white areas. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are... Click for details

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