Catalogue


Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $1,675   

This Light and Dark Log Cabin quilt is a particularly well done example of a classic pattern. Many log cabins are not actually quilted and this one is, as can easily be seen in the red centers. It is a popular belief that the frequently used red centers of log cabins represent the hearth of the home. The piano key border is an especially desirable edge treatment. The quilt is made from a well chosen and placed variety of wool fabrics. Measurements are 76" square; excellent condition. ... Click for details      
  
Light and Dark Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
Antonio Pineda HUGE Silver Belt Buckle
  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.

Texas Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,275  

This Texas Puzzle quilt is made from a variety of exquisite printed wool challis fabrics. The back consists of seven alternating narrow and wide Bars of equally beautiful challis prints, making the quilt totally reversible. It is very light in weight; excellent condition. Made circa 1870; Berks County, Pennsylvania. Measurements are 76" x 80".
Texas Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
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
Tree Everlasting Quilt: Circa 1850
  Tree Everlasting Quilt: Circa 1850   $1,450

This traditional Tree Everlasting quilt pattern is done in soft printed fabrics of the mid 19th century. Perhaps it was the maker's attempt at humor to use a fabric of printed blue leaves on a pattern known as Tree Everlasting. It is well pieced and quilted with particular attention to the detail of the many triangles. Measurements are 86" x 94". Excellent condition.

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
Economy Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Bottle Cap Basket
  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".

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".
Silver and Gold Brooches: Circa 1985
Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
  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.

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