Catalogue


Sterling Silver Knitted Necklace   $375   

Sterling silver knitted necklace by contemporary designer, Agnes Seebass. Measures 27 1/2" wearable length. Wonderfully designed tubular clasp in which one end fits inside the other. Lovely as stand alone necklace or pendant can be hung on it.      
  
Sterling Silver Knitted Necklace
Sterling and Azure Malachite Leaves Necklace
  Sterling and Azure Malachite Leaves Necklace   $375

Unusual necklace of sterling silver leaves alternating with azure malachite. Substantial weight yet easy to wear. Designed by Hecho a Mano in Taxco, Mexico. (Yes, I know that "hecho a mano" means made by hand. In this case, it is also the name of the design studio. Measures 18 1/2" wearable length; each leaf is 1" at widest point.

Carving of Frontiersman and his Dog   $2,200  

Finely detailed carving of a frontiersman and his devoted hound. Man measures 13 1/4" tall Pennsylvania origin; probably early 20th century.
Carving of Frontiersman and his Dog
Mexican Silver Belt; Bracelet; Pin and Earrings Set
  Mexican Silver Belt; Bracelet; Pin and Earrings Set   $1,085

Mexican silver with ebony suite consisting of a belt, bracelet, brooch and earrings. Each piece is signed "Plateros Taxco" with an eagle mark 3. Belt is 30" long with fittings for 29" and 28". Additional hooks could be added for smaller waists or the brooch could be joined to the belt for an additional 1 1/2". Bracelet is 7 3/4" long. An extremely versatile, attractive and unusual set. All pieces in excellent condition.

Twenty Five Patch Variation Quilt: Circa 1920   $675  

Variation of a Twenty Five Patch Quilt that also goes by the name of Mrs. Hoover's Colonial Quilt or more traditionally, Irish Chain. The Four Patches created between the main blocks make it more than the usual usual Irish Chain. Very finely quilted. Has one small pink spot (that I have not tried to remove) but otherwise excellent condition. Measures 86" x 98"; circa 1920.
Twenty Five Patch Variation Quilt: Circa 1920
Sigi Sterling Silver Cufflinks
  Sigi Sterling Silver Cufflinks   $165.00

Two unusual pairs of sterling silver cuff links by Mexican designer, Sigi. Trapezoidal pair on left measure 1 1/16" at longest and 9/16" at widest. Right pair are of the biomorphic shape for which Sigi is especially well known. Measure 1" x 3/4". Oxidized silver with 3 silver balls. Both pairs are well hallmarked and in excellent condition; circa 1950.

Nine Patch Quilt ; Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,425  

Indigo and white Nine Patch quilt with an unusual variation of a zig zag border. One of the Nine Patch blocks reverses the navy and white squares. Legend has it that this is an intentional mistake, or humility patch, for only God is perfect. In actuality, I know of no documentation that such blocks existed; they were likely simply human error. Excellent condition; circa 1880. Measures 70" x 86"; Pennsylvania origin.
Nine Patch Quilt ; Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Reversible Bars Quilt: Circa 1920
  Reversible Bars Quilt: Circa 1920   Sold

Elegant, pristine reversible Bars quilt. It may be English, in which case it would be referred to as a Strippy quilt. Regardless of where it originated, this piece was done by a master. The quilting is superbly done in a variety of patterns.The fabrics are elegant cotton sateens and beautifully coordinated. The backing is similar to the front but not identical. It is totally reversible. Measures 78" x 94"; circa 1920.

Los Castillo Floral Brooch with Amethysts   $1450.00  

Huge, voluptuous floral brooch by Los Castillo. Measures 5" x 2". Two amethysts are each 1 3/16" in diameter. Can be worn equally well horizontally, vertically or at an angle. 1939 - 1945 hallmark. Truly an eye catcher.
Los Castillo Floral Brooch with Amethysts
Los Castillo Sterling and Ebony Necklace & Bracelet Set
  Los Castillo Sterling and Ebony Necklace & Bracelet Set   $875

Unusual necklace and bracelet set by Los Castillo. Alternating wood discs of the necklace are covered with sterling. Necklace measures 16 1/2" wearable length; bracelet is 7 1/4". Tiny wood chip on bracelet is visible in thumbnail photo. Circa 1980.

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