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Cross Roads Quilt: Circa 1880   $395   

Cross Roads ( aka Old Italian Block) pattern quilt done with a nice selection of late 19th century calico fabrics. Solid white contrasting with the printed calicoes gives dramatic diagonal movement. Damage to one purple triangle; the rest of the quilt is in excellent condition. Measures 64" x 73".      
  
Cross Roads Quilt: Circa 1880
Nine Patch and Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.
  Nine Patch and Hourglass Quilt: Circa 1880; Pa.   $2,250

There's method to this madness. What at first appears to be a jumble is actually an orderly arrangement of Nine Patch and Hourglass quilt blocks arranged in rows. While different in size, nearly each block is framed by log cabin strips. Three borders are the same triangles; the fourth is diagonal strips. Excellent, probably unwashed condition. Light smudging on one block. Soft calico prints are beautifully combined to create a twinkly palette of light and dark. Back is pieced bars that... Click for details

Victorian Crazy Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland   $975  

Elegant Crazy Doll Quilt that is much dressier than doll quilts usually are. Handmade lace is an exceptional border for the piece. Embroidery includes nearly every motif typical of Victorian crazy quilts - flowers, fans and butterflies. Better than usual are the chickens, horse and man. Excellent condition. Maryland origin; circa 1890. Professionally framed; measures 23" x 28".
Victorian Crazy Doll Quilt: Circa 1890; Maryland
Margot de Taxco Sterling Silver Brooches
  Margot de Taxco Sterling Silver Brooches   $550

Brooches by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Left - White and soft blue enamel. Excellent condition. Looks equally good worn in any direction. Measures 2 3/4" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Right - Sterling bow with hammered and oxidized ornamentation. Matching earrings available on this site as Item # 597323. Measures 2 3/4" wide and 2" tall.

Economy Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania   $725  

Pristine condition Economy Patch Crib Quilt. Diagonal grid gives the piece a lots of movement. Because it is square in size, It would be especially effective if displayed on point. Nice variety of fabrics with an especially unusual one used for the border. Measures 41" square; circa 1890. Pennsylvania origin.
Economy Patch Crib Quilt: Circa 1890; Pennsylvania
Salvador Teran Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Shakers
  Salvador Teran Sterling Silver Salt and Pepper Shakers   $1,800

Rare, rare sterling salt and pepper shakers by Salvador Teran. Done with the biomorphic designs for which he is well known. Three dimensional; the swirled designs are actually separate pieces of metal that are soldered with small posts to the body of the shaker. Excellent condition; circa 1960. Measure 2" tall.

Cross Roads Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $775  

Cross Roads Crib Quilt done with unusual prints in a very sophisticated color palette. Each of the light color fabrics depicts nail heads in red and black. Symmetrically arranged to create the appearance of a grid in the center that seems to be underneath the criss cross of each block. Unwashed condition confirmed on the back by remnants of the paper label from the fabric bolt. Has several light smudges. Measures 42" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1890.
Cross Roads Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Brooch
  Fred Davis Silver and Amethyst Brooch   $875

Unusual amethyst with sterling brooch by the earliest of Mexican silver designers, Fred Davis. Outer ring of amethysts are cleverly set with a crimped bezel allowing the stones to abut one another. Measures 1 1/2" in diameter. Excellent condition; circa 1950.

William Spratling Ebony Salad Servers with Silver   $2,300  

One of Spratling's classic salad sets, though not often seen. Rich ebony wood with understated silver dots. Excellent condition. Measure 10 3/8" in length. 1949 - 1956 hallmark.
William Spratling Ebony Salad Servers with Silver
William Spratling Sterling and Ebony Butter Dish
  William Spratling Sterling and Ebony Butter Dish   $1,950

Exquisite butter dish in sterling and ebony. Wood is inlaid with sterling dots typical of many of Spratling's designs. Excellent condition. Measures 9 1/2" long and 3" wide. Circa 1960.

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