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William Spratling Pair of Sterling Silver Mint Dishes   $485   

This is a most unusual pair of sterling silver mint dishes by famed silver designer, William Spratling. The tops of the dishes measure 2" x 2 3/4". They are mounted on an S shaped base. They are 13/16" in height. The two dishes have different Spratling marks. One is the conjoined script WS with the designation of 925 silver that dates from 1949 - 1956. The other is Spratling de Mexico with sterling across the diameter and Eagle mark 3 (1949 - 1952). Both are in excellent condition. William... Click for details      
  
William Spratling Pair of Sterling Silver Mint Dishes
One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1830
  One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1830   Sold

This One Patch doll quilt is one of the earliest I have seen. Fabrics date from the 18 teens to about 1830. They include a beautiful variety of mostly brown tone prints. The center is divided into triangles with all of the other blocks squares and rectangles. It is extremely finely hand pieced. It is a top and back with no batting. Quilting is basic. It is all about the fabrics. Condition is very good. There are two holes smaller than a pea on the inside darker brown border and a water mark on... Click for details

Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Circles Bracelet   $2,450  

The work of the late silver designer, Antonio Pineda is more consistently architectural in style than that of his Mexican contemporaries. This fabulous bracelet exemplifies that brilliant aspect of his work. The bracelet consists of seven silver balls, including one that is incorporated as part of the clasp. Around the balls are flat half circles that can pivot around the balls. The bracelet weighs a substantial 111 grams. It is a masterful design that is beautiful to look at as well as... Click for details
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Circles Bracelet
Nine Patch and Octagons Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland
  Nine Patch and Octagons Quilt: Circa 1920; Maryland   $685.00

This Nine Patch quilt actually forms two additional patterns. Triangles in the corners of the off blocks create Octagons and the joining of the peach triangles on diagonals creates an Hourglass pattern as well. The quilt is a beautiful shade of peach, not often seen. It is nicely quilted with diamonds in the white octagons and diagonal lines in the triple border. Measurements are 80" x 90", workable on several size beds. Maryland origin; made circa 1920; excellent condition.

Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Pie Server   $985  

Elegant and most unusual pie server by Hector Aguilar. The server measures 10 1/4 inches in length and 3 1/4" at the widest. The handle is beautifully three dimensional. It is made of 940 silver, more pure than the standard for sterling. It has Aguilar's hallmark dating from 1940 - 1948. Condition is excellent. Weight is 141 grams. Hector Aguilar was one of the most acclaimed Mexican silversmiths of the mid 20th century. His work is written about by scholar Penny Morrill and is in the permanent... Click for details
Hector Aguilar Sterling Silver Pie Server
Patriotic Bunting Flag Quilt: Dated 1898
  Patriotic Bunting Flag Quilt: Dated 1898   $485

The unusual Patriotic quilt is made entirely of printed bunting. By its very nature, the fabric is light and gauzy. The quilt is tied on the back. It measures 62 inches square. On the back the printed label is visible indicating that the fabric was patented in 1898. It also says "Made expressly for...." but I cannot decipher the name of the maker company. Condition is good but nor perfect. There are some water marks along two edges but the interior is without problems. The water marks do not... Click for details

Barnraising Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,675  

This Barnraising Log Cabin crib quilt is the perfectly scaled down version of a pattern usually seen as a full size quilt. The crib measures 36 inches square with each block 5 inches in diameter. It is in unused, pristine condition with a beautiful variety of late 19th century printed fabrics. The center of each block and the border are the same solid red. The border is quilted in dark thread with a cable pattern. Lancaster, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.
Barnraising Log Cabin Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Reversible One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
  Reversible One Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $195

This reversible doll quilt has a One Patch pattern on both sides. The side with smaller squares has a triangle border on one end to indicate that it was meant for the head. There is some staining in one of the border triangles but no other condition mentionables. Each piece is outlined with pale yellow embroidery. The reverse side is made up of larger squares (approximately 2 1/2" to a side). The embroidery from the reverse is visible in a pattern of squares within the pieced blocks. Because of... Click for details

Hector Aguilar Crescent Necklace and Bracelet   $2,900  

Beautiful and very wearable Crescent design necklace and bracelet set by Hector Aguilar. The necklace is 17 3/4 inches long with links measuring one inch wide. The hook clasp is perfectly integrated into the necklace and is invisible when worn. The hallmark dates from 1948 - 1955. Both pieces are 940 silver, more pure than the standard for sterling. The bracelet is 8 1/4 inches long. The hallmark, while slightly different than that of the bracelet, dates to the same period. Both have Eagle... Click for details
Hector Aguilar Crescent Necklace and Bracelet
Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania
  Pinwheels Crib Quilt: Circa 1880's; Pennsylvania   $735

Charming Pinwheels Crib Quilt done on a wonderful small scale. Each Pinwheel block measures 2 3/4 inches in diameter. The red Pinwheel blades really pop against the blue calico ground. The border is nicely quilted with a pattern of diamonds. The quilt has been washed in its lifetime and remains in very good condition. There is one small snag in the blue that is about the size of a pea but no other condition mentionables. The backing is a Bars pattern of the same red and blue fabrics used on the... Click for details

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