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Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $195   

Nine Patch Doll Quilt done in a soft, creamy pink. Excellent condition. What may appear to be slight discoloration is actually the use of two different white fabrics. Machine quilted; measures 19 1/2" x 24". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1920.      
  
Nine Patch Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Articulated Wood Card Players in a Bottle
  Articulated Wood Card Players in a Bottle   $250

Articulated wood figures are playing cards and enjoying a drink in this recycled wine bottle. Figures are seated on carved casks. Bottle measures 10 7/8"; figures are 3" tall in seated position. Excellent condition. Circa 1930; Pennsylvania origin.

Inlaid Wood Box; Circa 1879   $450  

Nicely inlaid wood box with a variety of patterns. Graceful brass escutcheon with tulips (but no key). Very good condition; has some scratches but nothing missing. Measures 8 1/4" wide; 5 1/2" deep and 3 3/4" tall. American origin; circa 1870.
Inlaid Wood Box; Circa 1879
Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Hourglass Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $475

Hourglass (aka Bowtie) pattern crib quilt done with a wonderful light and dark design creating strong diagonals. Pristine, unwashed condition. Light weight as it has no batting. Measures 33" x 34". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Sock Cats: Circa 1930   Sold  

Homemade sock cats, each with its own personality. Left - made of a dark brown ribbed sock. Measures 15" long from tip of ears to end of tail. Has a small mend on the front and several tiny holes. He looks like he was on the losing end of a fight as his tail is seriously mangled. Middle- the runt of the litter Measures 6" long and 2 3/4" at widest. The only one I've seen with buttons down the front - or are they meant to be nipples? Right - unusual to find one made of a white sock . 5" tall... Click for details
Sock Cats: Circa 1930
Pennsylvania Pin Cushions
  Pennsylvania Pin Cushions   Sold

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania pin cushions from the late 19th century. Unusual cotton crazy on left measures 3 3/4" square. Nice variety of fabrics from the 1870's - 80's. Six lobes - pristine condition; finely hand pieced. 2 3/4" tall; beautiful 1870's material. Both have original loops for hanging.

Tin Saxophone: Circa 1930   $975  

Wonderful saxophone made of tin cans, spoons, a funnel and a kazoo. Not sure whether or not it was meant to be played, but in either case, it makes a terrific sculpture. Measures 23 1/2" tall and 13" wide. Has a custom made iron stand. Circa 1930; found in Pennsylvania.
Tin Saxophone: Circa 1930
Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1850
  Delectable Mountains Quilt: Circa 1850   $2,850

Delectable Mountains quilt pattern at its best. Beautiful, unusual softly toned fabrics make this a serene and elegant quilt. Pristine condition. Measures 92" square. Sewn in cross stitch on the back are the initials JS and the number 10. Circa 1850.

Geometric Tin Forms: Circa 1920   Sold  

Three handmade heavy tin shapes that are wonderfully sculptural. May have been made as practice pieces by a tinsmith. Tallest measures 10" in height and 3 1/4" at widest. Middle shape is 6 1/2" tall and 4 3/4" wide. Ball shape is the only one that has been painted. Has some wear to the paint and a seam that has a slight separation. Measures 3 3/4" wide and tall. The other two pieces are in excellent condition.
Geometric Tin Forms: Circa 1920
Posy Holding Children Crib Quilt- Ca. 1930; Pa.
  Posy Holding Children Crib Quilt- Ca. 1930; Pa.   $435

Charming Crib Quilt with Boys and Girls bearing posies. The girls very much resemble Sunbonnet Sue. Clothing is well detailed. Clever placement of red at the intersections of the chain to form Nine Patch blocks. Excellent condition; circa 1930. Pennsylvania origin; measures 46" x 62".

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