Catalogue


Antonio Pineda HUGE Silver Belt Buckle   $2,900   

This positively enormous belt buckle by silver master, Antonio Pineda, transcends jewelry into sculpture. It is 970 silver set with an abstract design in onyx. It was probably a custom made piece. Measurements are 5 5/8" wide x 2 3/8" tall. It would make a wonderful statement on either a man or woman with lots of style.      
  
Antonio Pineda HUGE Silver Belt Buckle
Homemade Camel Toys Circa 1920
  Homemade Camel Toys Circa 1920   $950

It is difficult to imagine a family of animal toys cuter or more unusual than these three camels. They are finely detailed with tufted heads and hooves. The selection of fabric accurately represents both the color and texture of camels. The largest is 8" from head to hoof; the smallest is 5". Excellent condition; made circa 1920.

Wood and Silver Bangle Bracelet   $875  

Wonderfully sculptural, original design three panel bracelet. Each wood panel has five facets. It is made of 980 silver, higher quality than sterling. The bracelet has a pin closure; the inside diameter is 2 3/16", fitting a small/ medium wrist.Probably made in the 1950's - 60's.
Wood and Silver Bangle Bracelet
Economy Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Economy Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $285

Diamond in squares doll quilt (aka economy patch) with both funkiness and great attention to detail. The border around the diamonds in squares alternates between the green calico and brown printed fabrics. Surely this is an indication of the care with which the maker created this small quilt. At the same time, the backing consists of a central calico bar set at an angle between two sections of brown wool. Intentional or careless? Who knows? It is nicely hand quilted. Wool and cotton fabrics.... Click for details

Bottle Cap Basket   $725  

This fabulous Bottle Cap Basket is true folk art. It is made of caps from Coca Cola; 7 Up and Dr. Pepper. The wood bottom makes the piece especially functional. It is both strong and sculptural. Excellent condition; circa 1950. Measures - Height: 8 1/2, Width: 17 1/2", Depth: 5", Diameter: 14".
Bottle Cap Basket
Silver and Gold Brooches: Circa 1985
  Silver and Gold Brooches: Circa 1985   $325.00

Two custom made brooches done in sterling and gold. The pin on the left has 16 gold balls on a matter silver surface. It measures 1 5/8" square. Because it is square, it would look equally good worn on point. The brooch on the right has intentionally irregular edges. The matte gold center square and matte silver around it both have smooth silver frames making for a nice variety of textures. Measures 1 3/4" x 1 5/8".

Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet   $350  

This unusual Modernist silver cuff bracelet opens on the side. It is graduated in size and can be worn in a variety of ways. It is equally interesting with the opening to the inside or outside; with the wide part either top or bottom. The width is 9/16" at its widest and goes to 1 1/2" at the widest. Excellent condition.
Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
Native American Beaded Bag: Circa 1880
  Native American Beaded Bag: Circa 1880   $975

This Native American beaded bag dates to the 1880's, based largely upon the calico fabric lining. The backing is wool felt with rawhide handles. It is in excellent condition; measures 7 1/2" x 9 1/2".

Triangles Quilt with Printed Panel: Ca. 1870; Mass.   $1,085  

Thousand Pyramids Quilt with a most unusual center of a printed panel depicting an elegant equestrienne with her hound. It is unusual for a highly pieced quilt to have a central panel. In this case, the elegance of the subject compared with the "country" aspect of the quilt makes for an even more unlikely, though successful, pairing. It is knotted, not quilted. Very good condition. Measures 65" x 87". From the Chadwick Family of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Triangles Quilt with Printed Panel: Ca. 1870; Mass.
Birds in the Air Quilt: Circa 1880
  Birds in the Air Quilt: Circa 1880   $4,600

This extraordinary Birds in the Air Quilt has the tiniest pieces imaginable. Each triangle is 5/8" to a side. Written on the back is 25,000 for the number of pieces in the quilt. It is in excellent condition and measures 66" x 82".

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