Catalogue


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".

Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace   $565  

Streamlined choker necklace in sterling, copper and brass made by Los Castillo who takes credit for initiating work with married metals. Substantial weight; well hinged links. Measures approximately 16" in circumference (can't be more precise because of the curve of the necklace) and 7/16" wide. Excellent condition.
Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace
Margot de Taxco Earrings; Circa 1950
  Margot de Taxco Earrings; Circa 1950   Sold

Two pairs of screwback earrings by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Left pair - Typical of the curvilinear designs with balls often employed by Margot. 1 3/8" long and 5/16" wide. Right - Very deco looking design in black and white enamel. 1 1/4" long.Both in excellent condition.

Gucci 18 Karat Gold with Sterling Sun Earrings   $925  

Terrific Sun Face Earrings by primo Italian design house - Gucci. Eighteen karat gold circles surround the silver sun faces. Measure 1 1/8" in diameter. Excellent condition. French backs - posts and clips. Probably circa 1970.
Gucci 18 Karat Gold with Sterling Sun Earrings
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; Circa 1950
  Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; Circa 1950   $485

Strongly designed, bracelet by Emma who worked in Taxco in the 1950's. Pre-Columbian birds alternate with panels of raised dots in this very heavy weight bracelet. Measures 1 1/8" wide and approximately 7 1/2" long. Safety chain makes it impossible to measure more precisely. Placement of safety chain inhibits putting the bracelet on and taking it off. One jump ring can easily be moved to give greater flexibility. Excellent condition.

Maple Leaf Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $725  

Immaculate, unwashed Maple Leaf quilt in lovely soft tones. Nicely quilted with cabled border and starflowers in the white blocks. Measures 77" x 87"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1920.
Maple Leaf Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Iris Quilt: Circa 1920
  Iris Quilt: Circa 1920   $985

Traditional Iris Quilt in lovely shades of pink and dusty rose. Excellent condition; freshly laundered. Measures 80" x 86". Circa 1920.

Fruit and Floral Wreath Hooked Rug: Circa 1930   $1,675  

This is not the usual Floral Wreath Hooked Rug. The extraordinary concentric striated frames provide an entirely new dimension. In the center, it has a subtly op art effect. Throughout, it adds tremendous dimensionality to the background. The composition of the wreath is also out of the ordinary in that it includes pineapples, grapes and pears in addition to flowers. Excellent condition. Wool; measures 54" x 55". Circa 1930.
Fruit and Floral Wreath Hooked Rug: Circa 1930
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; circa 1950
  Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; circa 1950   $750

Heavy weight X's bracelet by the late Mexican designer Emma. Well made with lots of heft. Striking design. Measures approximately 7 1/2" without clasp; safety chain makes it difficult to be more precise; 1" wide. Excellent condition; circa 1950.

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