Catalogue


Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland   $695   

Crisp and unwashed Hourglass (aka Bow Tie) quilt in typically late 19th century calico prints. Wonderful small scale to the blocks; each is 3 1/2" square. Lights and darks give a crisscross effect with lots of movement. Measures 77 " square. Frederick County, Maryland origin; circa 1880.      
  
Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Maryland
William Spratling Silver and Wood Serving Spoons
  William Spratling Silver and Wood Serving Spoons   $1075. .00

Two beautiful sterling with ebony serving pieces by silver master, William Spratling. Both are in excellent condition. Large serving spoon measures 11 1/4" long. Hallmark dates it to 1949 - 56. Small ladle is 6 3/4" long. Rope twist on silver part of handle. Hand hammering visible on inside of bowl. 1940 - 46 hallmark.

Navaho Woven Pictorial Rug with Cow   $1,950  

Finely woven Navaho pictorial rug that is simultaneously detailed and streamlined. Subtle color change shows a corral fence in the distance. Mesas are wonderfully abstracted into geometric forms. Rich, warm colors with punchy red flowers. Measures 32 1/2" wide and 34" tall. Circa 1930; excellent condition.
Navaho Woven Pictorial Rug with Cow
Los Castillo Married Metals Pitcher
  Los Castillo Married Metals Pitcher   $1,085

Los Castillo married metals pitcher in three different colors. Made of silver, copper and brass. Leaf top is continuation of gracefully curved stem handle. Top is hinged to make for easier filling with liquid and ice cubes. Measures 10" to top of lid. Could use a good cleaning but otherwise in perfect condition.

Silver& Ebony Belt Buckle and Cuff Links by Sigi   $395  

Streamlined and elegant belt buckle and cuff links by Sigi in sterling silver and ebony. Straightforward and perfectly proportioned. All are well hallmarked. Buckle measures is very slightly curved; measures 2 5/8" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Cuff links are flat; 5/8" x 7/8"
Silver& Ebony Belt Buckle and Cuff Links by Sigi
Sterling Silver Cufflinks by Sigi
  Sterling Silver Cufflinks by Sigi   Sold

Sterling silver cuff links by Sigfrido Pineda (aka Sigi). All 1950's; excellent condition and well hallmarked. Left - Very three dimensional with silver ball in the center. Measures 1" x 3/4". Center - Trapezoid 1" x 5/8". Right - 2 equal size silver balls and one slightly larger on each cuff link. 1" x 3/4".

William Spratling Sterling Silver and Wood Sun Ashtray   $6,500  

Extraordinary Sun Face Ashtray by silver master, William Spratling. The only other known example is illustrated in "William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance". Described as an ashtray but without indentations for the cigarette, it makes an equally wonderful table sculpture or container for small jewelry or change. Measures 4" x 4 1/4" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Ebony and sterling; circa 1940.
William Spratling Sterling Silver and Wood Sun Ashtray
Variable Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Variable Stars Crib Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $975

Early Variable Stars Crib Quilt done with a nice assembly of calico prints. The center four stars, all in the same materials, form a center medallion. Nicely quilted. The front is in very good condition. Damage to the back, visible in thumbnail photos, does not go through to the front. Measures 41" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.

Dog Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Virginia   $5,800  

Hooked rug with an utterly charming image of a huge hound. Soft colors of the dog are outlined in black. Wonderful huge red nose and piercing green eyes. Professionally mounted on a stretcher that follows the slightly octagonal shape of the rug. Excellent condition; professionally cleaned. Stretcher measures 33 1/2" x 43". Virginia origin; circa 1930.
Dog Hooked Rug: Circa 1930; Virginia
Crewel Embroidered Waist Pocket: Circa 1800
  Crewel Embroidered Waist Pocket: Circa 1800   $2,875

Extraordinarily rare crewel embroidered Waist Pocket dating to about 1800. Wool on linen with cotton binding. Incredible condition. Unusually bright and colorful. Professionally mounted on stretcher that measures 15 1/2" wide and 18" long. Found in Pennsylvania.

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