Catalogue


Pair of Matl Silver and Jewel Picture Frames   $875   

Pair of sterling silver picture frames by Mexican designer, Matilde Poulat who worked under the name of Matl. The frames are set with faceted amethyst and cabochon turquoise stones. They measure 3 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" wide. They are without glass inserts. I leave whether or not to polish to the purchaser as some may find the oxidation preferable. Made circa 1950; excellent condition.      
  
Pair of Matl Silver and Jewel Picture Frames
Gambler's Choice Quilt: Circa 1960
  Gambler's Choice Quilt: Circa 1960   $2,900

This is certainly a one of a kind quilt made for the card playing or craps playing gambler. The green fabric is also reminiscent of the top of a pool table. Dice are shown in the corners as well as the inner medallion. Hearts, spades, diamonds and clubs surround them. This is the ultimate crossover quilt with traditional star and tumbling blocks patterns as well as the gambling theme. Measures 80" square. Clever use of polka dot fabric for binding and backing that continues the dice theme.... Click for details

Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.   $625  

Striking Log Cabin quilt that makes several light and dark patterns. Consistent use of solid colored red and blue give the quilt lots of zing. It is as crisp and pristine as the day it was made in the 1920's. The backing is made of large blocks of solid color pastels. Measurements are 76" square; Pennsylvania origin.
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1920; Pa.
Tin Basket with Wood Bottom: Circa 1900
  Tin Basket with Wood Bottom: Circa 1900   $625

Handmade basket of heavy tin with a wood bottom. The hinged lid opens from both sides. Measures 18" to top of handle and 16" in length.

Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $1,675  

Unusual hooked rug of hexagons filled in with a variety of patterns. It is made of wools; circa 1920. Mounted on a stretcher and ready to be hung either horizontally or vertically. The stretcher is 36" x 73. The rug is in excellent condition. There is a puncture on the foamcore backing that does not go through to the rug.
Hexagons Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
  One Patch Bars Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $650

This country quilt has a bit more sophistication than most. The blocks filled with One Patches are set so that there are diagonal lines of color. Bars between the blocks are solid color red while the border is a small print very close in color. Excellent condition; short green Bars between the blocks started as a darker color but have faded uniformly to a soft green. Measures 66" x 70". Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.

William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer   $675  

Elegant sterling silver tea strainer by silver master, William Spratling. The openings make a lovely overall design interspersed with four stars. Excellent condition. Measures 4 13/16" long and 2 1/16" wide. Hallmark dates to the 1940's.
William Spratling Sterling Tea Strainer
Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.
  Carpenter's Wheel Quilt: Circa 1930; Pa.   $595

This 1930's quilt densely combines several patterns but because the colors are soft, it is not overwhelming. In between the Carpenter's Square Blocks (aka Broken Star) are Four Patches. The wonderful candystripe border; four patch and LeMoyne stars are all the same solid pink and blue fabrics. The arms of the outer stars are made from a nice selection of feedsack prints. The quilt measures 72" square. It is in excellent condition; nicely quilted with cable pattern in the border. Pennsylvania... Click for details

Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet   $2,200  

Strong design to this braided cuff bracelet by silver master, Hector Aguilar. The bracelet is 940 silver, higher quality than the sterling standard. Each end has a series of five circles. Hallmark dates between 1948 and 1962. The cuff is 7/8" wide. Size can be adjusted to fit a man or woman with virtually any size wrist.
Hector Aguilar Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet
Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland
  Variable Stars Quilt: Circa 1880's: Maryland   $675

Variable Stars quilt done on a double pink ground. The stars are done with a nice selection of printed fabrics and a pleasing scale. Each block is 4 1/2" in diameter. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition. Backing is plain muslin. Quilted with chevrons in the border and intersecting diagonal lines in the body of the quilt. Measurements are 66" x 84". Walkersville, Maryland origin (Frederick County); Circa 1890

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