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Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings   $975   

This commanding pair of wood earrings with tiny sterling silver dots are made by New York designer, Patricia Von Musulin. Von Musulin is known for her bold, sculptural designs in a variety of materials that include sterling silver; plexiglass; stones and wood. Von Musulin's work is in the permanent collections of several museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Boston Museum of Fine Art and the National Museum of American History at the the Smithsonian Institution. Clip backs to... Click for details      
  
Patricia Von Musulin Wood and Silver Pear Shaped Earrings
Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,050

Of all the several hundred quilts posted on this site, no other has the unusual marigold printed ground of this Double Nine Patch. It has the warmth of a sunny day. Contrasting with the ground fabric are the small brown Double Nine Patches. They are all set on a solid ground with the exception of the center block that is set on blue polka dots. The border is is a printed pink fabric not used elsewhere in the quilt. The placement of the small Nine Patch blocks gives the effect of vertical and... Click for details

William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl   $1,095  

Exquisite hand hammered sterling silver bowl by silver master, William Spratling. The bowl has an unusual elongated shape with four lobes. The outside has a smooth finish and the inside intentionally shows the hand hammering marks. The footed bowl is 2 3/4 inches tall; 6 1/8" long and 5 1/8" wide. It has been professionally polished and is in excellent condition. The bowl weighs 261 grams. The bottom bears Spratling's marks dating to the 1940's. William Spratling is well known as the father of... Click for details
William Spratling Hand Hammered Four Lobe Bowl
Variable Stars: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Variable Stars: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,195

This Variable Stars pattern goes also by the name of Evening Stars. It is very well made with each block measuring less than 5 1/2 inches. The colors are well placed in diagonal lines creating a Straight Furrows design. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. It is very nicely quilted with an undulating feather wreath in the outer white border and flower medallions in the white off blocks. Measurements are 72" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Maple Leaf Quilt with Trapunto Pineapples; Circa 1860   Sold  

This pieced Maple Leaf quilt with trapunto Pineapples is a most unusual and beautiful combination of patterns. The green leaves are a medium/dark shade of green with a lighter tone for the applique border. The binding is a lighter blue/green color. The trapunto pineapples are exquisitely stitched. Diagonal placement of the leaves adds wonderful movement to the overall design. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 80" x 86". Made circa 1860.
Maple Leaf Quilt with Trapunto Pineapples; Circa 1860
Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
  Cat's Paw Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $695

Cat's Paw is a wonderfully playful pattern of irregular polka dots that is usually done in muted colors. This example is a standout because of the terrific contrast of light and dark. The oatmeal colored background highlights the beautiful shades of red. The outer border is a variegated red and black combination. The rug is very "painterly" whether viewed vertically or horizontally. Condition is excellent. It is sewn to a stretcher measuring 24" x 37". Made of wool; circa 1920. Attached to... Click for details

Strtaight Furrows Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   On Hold  

This Straight Furrows Log Cabin crib quilt is a wonderful miniature. The blocks are perfectly scaled down to the size of the quilt. Each block measures less than 3 1/2 inches to a side. The entire quilt is 34" x 40" including the wonderful herringbone border that is 4 1/2 inches wide. The border adds three dimensionality to the pattern that already has depth. The backing is a beautiful paisley print from the 1870's. The quilt is in as fine condition as the day it was made. It is (very... Click for details
Strtaight Furrows Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Indigo Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Indigo Economy Patch Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,150

This Economy Patch quilt (aka Diamond in a Square) has a secondary pattern as well. The four triangles adjoining the indigo diamond unite around the sashing to form the pattern known as Texas Puzzle. It is not evident at first, but the pattern has a strong positive/negative effect. The quilt is made of two different deep indigo prints. It has been professionally laundered and is in pristine condition. Measurements are 66" x 76". Cumberland County, Pennsylvania origin; made circa 1880.

Tumbling Blocks Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $625  

Tumbling Blocks (aka Baby Blocks) is a pattern more often seen as a quilt than a rug but in either case, it is a wonderfully three dimensional design. This example is made of wool. The browns and tans are solid colors and the red has a nice variegation. Measurements are 28" x 38". The impact is equally effective whether vertical or horizontal. Condition is excellent. There are two tiny repairs to the burlap binding on the short ends. They do not show through on the front. Made circa... Click for details
Tumbling Blocks Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas
  Sterling Ring and Earrings by Minas   $735.00

This large size sterling silver ring and earring set was made by Minas (Minas Spiridis), Greek jeweler since the 1970's. His work is characterized by fluid, streamlined designs. Minas died in April, 2020 at the age of 82. The diagonal stripe design is sterling and what I believe to be a gold wash. The ring is 1 3/16 inches in length and 13/16" in width. It is size 6 1/2 and can easily be sized up or down. Condition is excellent. Price is $435. The earrings are 1 1/4" long and 7/8" wide. Clip... Click for details

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