Catalogue


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".      
  
Horsehead and Good Luck Horseshoes Hooked Rug
Los Castillo Silver, Copper and Brass Choker Necklace
  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.

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.
Margot de Taxco Earrings; Circa 1950
Gucci 18 Karat Gold with Sterling Sun Earrings
  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.

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.
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; Circa 1950
Maple Leaf Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  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.

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.
Iris Quilt: Circa 1920
Fruit and Floral Wreath Hooked Rug: Circa 1930
  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.

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.
Sterling Silver Bracelet by Emma; circa 1950
William Spratling Sterling Silver and Gold Box
  William Spratling Sterling Silver and Gold Box   $6,250

Elegant sterling silver with gold dots box by master silver designer, William Spratling. Excellent condition. Measures 3 1/2" wide; 2 5/8" deep and 1" tall. 1947-67 hallmarks. A rare and elegant small treasure.

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