Catalogue


William Spratling Swirled Ribbon Brooch and Earrings   $1,085   

Graceful swirled ribbon brooch of silver and copper; matching earrings are all silver. Done in William Spratling's earliest design period - late 1930's - mid 1940's. Pin measures a substantial 3 1/2" long and 2 3/4" wide.      
  
William Spratling Swirled Ribbon Brooch and Earrings
Irish Chain Privy Pocket: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania
  Irish Chain Privy Pocket: Circa 1860; Pennsylvania   $685

Privy pocket that is extraordinary in several ways. Most wonderful are the graphics; the Irish Chain is set to create striking diamond and X patterns. This is the only privy pocket I have seen that is quilted; usually they are simply pieced like a quilt top.This is also earlier than other with which I am familiar; dates circa 1860. Hanging tabs; binding and one edge show some wear but the body of the piece is in very good condition.Measures 21" square; Pennsylvania origin.

Schoolhouse Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,400  

Charming Schoolhouse quilt made very lively by the use of solid red fabrics. While traditional in some ways, the quilt also has an interesting abstract quality due to the placement of the varied colored vertical and horizontal blocks. Has several very light smudges but essentially in excellent condition. Measures 64" x 69"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.
Schoolhouse Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Twentyfive Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Twentyfive Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $695

Twentyfive Patch quilt done in a beautiful, soft shade of blue. Sawtooth border is a slightly different fabric that is perhaps 2% darker than the interior. Pristine, unwashed condition. Body is quilted in straight lines; border is a cable variation. Circa 1920; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 72" x 74".

William Spratling Sterling Silver Salts   $900  

Set of four sterling silver salts by Mexican master, William Spratling. Bases are 1 7/16" square; 1" tall. All fully stamped with 1940 - 46 hallmark.
William Spratling Sterling Silver Salts
Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Evening Stars Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,095

Evening Stars quilt with a terrific assortment of red printed fabrics dating from the 1830's - 50's. Sashing and border fabrics appear closer to 1870. Paisley prints consistently used in the intersections. Excellent condition. Measures 78" x 81"; Pennsylvania origin.

Nine Patch Crib Quilt Dated 1890; Pennsylvania   $1,095  

Pristine, unwashed Nine Patch Crib quilt with a terrific variety of fabrics. Dated 1890 in chain stitching. Pennsylvania origin. Measures 40" x 45".
Nine Patch Crib Quilt Dated 1890; Pennsylvania
William Spratling Sterling Silver Spoons/ Stirrers
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Spoons/ Stirrers   $2,400

Three Starfish design sterling silver spoons/ stirrers and one mini ladle stirrer by master silver designer, William Spratling. All are in excellent condition. Starfish measure 7 3/4" in length; ladle is 8 1/2". All have hallmarks dating to 1962 - 1964.

William Spratling Sterling and Ebony Carving Set   $4,700  

Richly handsome Carving Set and Cheese Knife by silver master, William Spratling. Knife is 13 1/4" long with blade; fork is 10 3/4". Cheese knife is 7 1/8". All are in excellent, unpolished condition. Fork and cheese knife have 1956 - 62 hallmark. Carving knife is not hallmarked but there is no doubt that it is the mate to the fork.
William Spratling Sterling and Ebony Carving Set
Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania
  Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1910; Pennsylvania   $725

Nine Patch quilt on a chambray ground with wonderful gingham checks. Triangles connecting the Nine Patches create octagons in the off blocks making this more than a simple Nine Patch. A lovely country quilt in classic red, white and blue. (On my monitor, it looks more pinkish, but that is not the case.) Pristine, unwashed condition. Measures 73" x 82". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1910.

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