Catalogue


William Spratling Sterling and Amethyst Brooch   $495   

Early Feather Brooch in sterling with amethyst by William Spratling. Measures 2 1/2" in length and 3/4" in width. Excellent condition. 1940 - 46 hallmark.      
  
William Spratling Sterling and Amethyst Brooch
William Spratling Sterling Brooch
  William Spratling Sterling Brooch   $835

Early William Spratling sterling silver serpent brooch. This was a theme Spratling returned to time and again. Measures 1 13/16" in diameter. Excellent condition. Made early 1930's.

Los Castillo Sterling and Aztec Jade Necklace   $975  

Totally awesome sterling silver necklace with huge Aztec jade pendant by famed Mexican silver designers, Los Castillo. Stone measures 4 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" tall. Chain, which also has Aztec jade, is 22" long. Excellent condition. Pendant and clasp both hallmarked. Made 1980's.
Los Castillo Sterling and Aztec Jade Necklace
Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Irish Chain Crib Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $2,675

This Irish Chain Crib Quilt has it all. The pattern and scale are wonderful. The condition is immaculate. The fabrics could not be better - including the cheater's cloth (printed patchwork) backing. Dates circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 32" square.

Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920   $975  

Light and dark Diamonds in shades of tans and browns are highlighted with red centers and frame. Colors are reminiscent of a Navaho weaving. Excellent condition. Measures 38" x 59"; circa 1920.
Diamonds Hooked Rug: Circa 1920
Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Irish Bear Paw Puzzle Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $1,675

It's difficult to find a name for this dynamic geometric quilt because it forms so many patterns. The basic block is much like a Basket pattern. The adjoining red blocks form a Bow Tie or Hourglass. Each square divided into a red and green triangle surrounded by a peach sawtooth is another way to look at the primary pattern. In sum, it's a fabulous, original piece with a lots of movement. The unlikely combination of these solid colors adds to the drama of the piece. The triangle border is the... Click for details

Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins   $145  

Two wonderful enamel animal pins by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Both are in excellent condition and well hallmarked. Birds measure 1 3/4" wide and 5/8" tall. Fish is 2" wide and 1 5/8"tall. Glorious colors.
Margot de Taxco Enamel on Sterling Pins
Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.
  Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam Crib Quilt: Ca. 1930; Pa.   $595

Absolutely charming crib quilt that is a miniaturized version of Sunbonnet Sue and Overall Sam. Each dress and shirt is a different fabric. Pristine, unwashed condition. Nicely quilted. Backing fabric of sailboats is equally interesting to use as a wholecloth quilt. Measures 45" x 54". Pennsylvania origin; 1930's.

One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania   $475  

Crib Quilt consisting of Bars filled with One Patches. Excellent, unwashed condition. Top was made circa 1890 and, based upon the backing, probably quilted in the 1930's. Pieces such as these that are completed a generation later are called Mother-Daughter quilts but do not refer to family relations. Measures 48" x 52"; Pennsylvania origin.
One Patch/ Bars Crib Quilt: Pennsylvania
Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug
  Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug   $1,195

Charming hooked rug with a horse head surrounded by four lucky horseshoes. These two literal elements are surrounded by more abstract concentric squares, making for a very pleasing composition. Nice combination of soft and deep colors. Excellent condition; professionally mounted. Horse's eye is a piece of appliqued cotton; rest of the rug is wool. Circa 1920; measures 33" x 38".

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