Catalogue


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.

William Spratling Sterling Silver Earrings   $525  

Sterling silver earrings by silver master, William Spratling. Both pairs have 1940 - 46 hallmark. Stars - 1" in diameter SOLD Shells - 7/8" x 1 1/2". Screwback seems to have been replaced on one earring as it lacks the maker's mark and shows evidence of something underneath. $525.
William Spratling Sterling Silver Earrings
Nine Patch in Bars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Nine Patch in Bars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $2,275

Great combination of Bars and Nine Patch Quilt. Extra bonus is the Cheater's Cloth backing, making it totally reversible to a printed patchwork. Nine Patches are smaller than postage stamp size. Each piece is a miniaturized 1/2" to a side. Excellent condition; damage to only one block - visible in last of the thumbnail photos showing the Nine Patches. Terrific fabrics both front and back. Measures 76" x 78". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania   $2,850  

Stunning grouping of early 19th century fabrics used to make the triangles of this Thousand Pyramids quilt. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Lovely soft tone tan chintz border of two different fabrics. Probably in the 19th century, this was quilt was likely made smaller. Only on the back does one see a seam next to two of the borders. This was exquisitely done and does not show at all on the front. Measures 92" square; circa 1850. Pennsylvania origin.
Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1850; Pennsylvania
William Spratling Sterling and Wood Knife
  William Spratling Sterling and Wood Knife   $975

Sculptural wood handled with sterling silver blade knife designed by silver master, William Spratling. Excellent condition. Measures 7 1/8" long and 2 1/8" at widest part of handle. 1940 - 46 hallmark.

Sterling Silver Floral Brooch by Chato Castillo   $775  

Huge sterling silver Carnation Brooch by the most well known of the Castillo brothers, Chato. He was the only one of the five brothers who designed under his own name while working with the family studio. Measures 4 5/8" long and 2 1/4" wide. Extremely graceful, layered design. Circa 1950.
Sterling Silver Floral Brooch by Chato Castillo
Fans Quilt: Circa 1930; Maryland
  Fans Quilt: Circa 1930; Maryland   $495

Fans quilt in colors that look like they've been drawn with crayons. The use of all solid colors makes for a bold image. A little primitive in construction but dynamic nonetheless. Measures 66 x 78"; Maryland origin. Circa 1930.

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