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Carpenter Square Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,150   

It is not always clear as to how quilt names originated. In the case of the Carpenter's Square, one can see that the pattern relates to the use of geometric tools. The pattern was first used in the 19th century but is very contemporary in appearance. This example has five complex, overlapping blocks. The white off blocks are well quilted with feather patterns. The quilt measures 71" x 75". Made circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin; excellent condition.      
  
Carpenter Square Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $525

This Nine Patch doll quilt is well scaled and crafted. Each patch measures about 5/8" to a side. It is made of a beautiful collection of printed fabrics with solid red in the center of each block. It is not densely quilted but the stitches are tiny.The backing is a print with flowers and birds with a nest of eggs. It is brought over to the front to create the binding. Measurements are 10 1/4 inches square. It is in pristine, unwashed condition. Pennsylvania origin; last quarter of the 19th... Click for details

Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,685  

This Lancaster County Mennonite Baskets quilt is unusual for the small scale of the baskets. Each measures 4 inches tall and is filled with triangles. The off blocks are quilted with cross patterns and cable in the border. The handles are machine appliqued, as is often the case. Everything else is hand sewn.The small scale zigzag inner border is a wonderful complement to the baskets. The background color is a slightly dusty green. The same fabric is used for the entire backing. It is an unusual... Click for details
Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Patricia Von Musulin Sterling Silver Cubes Ring
  Patricia Von Musulin Sterling Silver Cubes Ring   $650

This dramatic crossover ring was made by New York jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin who is known for her bold, strong designs. In this ring, two cubes crossover each other with a band that is tapered as it approaches the cubes. The ring is size 7 1/2; it can be modified to smaller or larger. The ring weighs a substantial 41 grams. The cubes are 1 inch from front to back. Von Musulin's signature is visible but too light to show in thumbnail photo. Her work is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art... Click for details

Tane Ridge Half Hoop Sterling Silver Earrings   $315  

Stylish half hoop sterling silver earrings by Tane, Mexico's finest silversmiths. The earrings are very architectural with five curved bands of varying depth. The earrings have post backs. They measure 7/8" in length and 9/16" in width. Like new condition.
Tane Ridge Half Hoop Sterling Silver Earrings
Early Applique Central Wreath Crib Quilt
  Early Applique Central Wreath Crib Quilt   $695

Applique crib quilt with an unusual combination of patterns. The central wreath is surrounded by four compass-like appliques and four stems with leaves that seems as though they flew off the wreath. The three red printed fabrics date to the first half of the 19th century. Backing is a tan printed fabric. The quilt has light staining but has never been washed. It consists of a top, batting and a backing but it is not quilted. Measurements are 35" x 42". Pennsylvania origin; ex-Trish Herr.

LeMoyne Stars Quilt with Wild Goose Chase; Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $2,750  

Finely pieced, appliquéd and quilted combination of LeMoyne Stars surrounded by frames of Wild Goose Chase triangles. The white blocks are beautifully stitched with feathered wreaths. Half wreaths surround the outside of the Goose Chase. A swag border with quilting echoing the arc of the swags adds a nice curvilinear aspect to the otherwise geometric pattern. The corner blocks are appliqués falcons. The quilt has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are... Click for details
LeMoyne Stars Quilt with Wild Goose Chase; Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Pair of Dachshund Bootscrapers
  Pair of Dachshund Bootscrapers   $475

These charming dachshund bootscrapers are a bit of a mystery. They are stamped with the name Kolacek and what I believe are the letters beocgrad, although I am not certain. They are also stamped 1982Had it not been for that, I would have thought them older. The pair of metal bootscrapers consists of one standing and one seated dog. Both are painted green with expected wear from having lived outdoors for nearly 30 years. They are a heavy metal with nice detail including nostrils and a tongue.... Click for details

Tiffany Sterling Silver Band Ring   $325  

Heavy sterling silver band by Tiffany and Co. The ring has incised, oxidized thin bands on the top and bottom. Across both edges are incised designs of circles with a line going across the diameter. The ring is size 6 3/4. It is 3/8" from front to back.
Tiffany Sterling Silver Band Ring
Tane Hammered Silver Square Beads Necklace
  Tane Hammered Silver Square Beads Necklace   $875

Unusual square hammered silver beads necklace by Tane, Mexico's most high end silversmith. Each silver cube is approximately 7/16" to a side. The necklace weighs a hefty 209 grams. In a nod to Tane's elegance, the safety clasp is gold. The beads are strung on a silver chain. The necklace measures 16 inches in wearable length. It comes in the original Tane presentation case and box. Made circa 2000; excellent condition.

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