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Sculpture of Egyptian Figures   $575   

It is difficult to say the purpose for which this sculpture of an ancient Egyptian couple was made. It may have been for a stage decoration or perhaps purely ornamental. It is made of plaster and measures 38" tall and 17 1/2" wide. Probably made in the early - mid 20th century. Good condition with some slight chipping to the paint.      
  
Sculpture of Egyptian Figures
Log Cabin Stars Quilt: Ca. 1880; Kentucky
  Log Cabin Stars Quilt: Ca. 1880; Kentucky   $2,975

This awesome combination of patterns is one I've never seen before. The Six Point Stars are filled with Log Cabin blocks that have a different appearance when each is seen as one of the points of the stars. The purple ground blocks form hexagons around the stars or, when looked at vertically, they form a zigzag. The multiple patterns just don't quit in this amazing quilt. It is made of fine wools with well placed diamonds of black velvet. It is machine quilted in a contrasting color thread which... Click for details

Cotton Crazy Quilt: Circa 1889; Pennsylvania   $1,800  

This Cotton Crazy Quilt is truly a collage of fabrics. The center has the structure of a Nine Patch within a Diamond in a Square. This unusual touch pulls in your eye before wandering around the composition of irregularly shaped pieces. It is made of a wonderful variety of late 19th century fabrics and is in mint condition. The red and white polka dot fabric is a bold and effective frame for this unusual quilt. Measurements are 86" x 92"; Pennsylvania origin.
Cotton Crazy Quilt: Circa 1889; Pennsylvania
Caesar's Crown Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Caesar's Crown Quilt: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $2,800

Beautifully quilted version of a Caesar's Crown quilt. The diamond shapes of the border are repeated in each crown block, making for a nice interplay between the two. It is also interesting to note that the white off blocks create a secondary pattern of a four leaf clover. Professionally laundered and in excellent condition. Measures 86" x 90": Pennsylvania origin; circa 1860.

Sealife Painting   $395  

Charming painting of marine life including seahorses; fish and a turtle. It is done on canvas that is stretched over a foamcore board. Measurements are 20" x 51". Signed "Martin".
Sealife Painting
Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1930; Kentucky
  Irish Chain Quilt: Circa 1930; Kentucky   $1,475

This is an very densely pieced version of an Irish Chain Quilt. It was beautifully planned with printed fabrics in the middle of each band and solids on either side. The use of the same piecing throughout the border is an especially nice touch. The off blocks are also pieced, done in strips. This came from the same household as the Elizabeth Beard applique quilt,item # 1182073 and may have been made by Beard as well but does not have the label. Both have ivory colored fields and were made in the... Click for details

Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $975  

This is a classic Log Cabin Barnraising quilt in traditionally Pennsylvania colors. The particular use of lights and darks gives tremendous depth to the pattern. A note attached to the back reads "C Enoch Snyder receiving this quilt when 8 years old from his mother 1909 Lead a (sic) honest and holy life". Enoch must have treasured this gift for it is in pristine, un-used condition. Measurements are 91" square. The backing is an especially rich paisley print to which the quilt can be reversed... Click for details
Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,450

This Evening Stars Quilt is a lovely variation of a traditional pattern. Placing one star within another and placing the red stars abutting one another creates a variety of optical illusions and additional patterns. The quilt is from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania; circa 1880. It is finely quilted with several different floral patterns in the white blocks, a nice counterpoint to the geometric stars. It has been professionally laundered. There is very slight fading along part of one green edge but... Click for details

Sixteen Patch Wool Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.   $695  

This basic Sixteen Patch quilt has an unusual vibrancy because of the flame red used next to a variety of brown and black fabrics. The red binding frames it well. All of the materials are fairly heavy wool. There are a few area of slight discoloration to the browns but they are dark marks on dark fabric so they are barely visible. Measurements are 61" x 65". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1890.
Sixteen Patch Wool Quilt: Circa 1890; Pa.
Oval Fingered Pantry Boxes in Original Blue Paint
  Oval Fingered Pantry Boxes in Original Blue Paint   $1075.00

These three mid 19th century, oval pantry boxes are in untouched condition in their original dark blue/green paint. The smallest is 1 3/4" tall; 3 1/2" deep and 4 3/4" wide. It has a small crack on the bottom. The middle box is 2" tall; 4" deep and 5 3/4" wide. There is a tiny piece missing from the bottom of the back. Both flaws are shown in thumbnail photos. The largest 2 3/8" tall; 4 1/4" deep and 5 9/16" wide. It has no condition apologies. There is writing on the top but it is difficult... Click for details

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