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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.      
  
William Spratling Sterling Silver and Gold Box
Strippy Quilt with Fruits; Circa 1930
  Strippy Quilt with Fruits; Circa 1930   $485

Droll seems like the best word to describe this unusual 1930's strippy quilt depicting various fruits. The same fabric was pieced in two different colorways to create an unusual palette. Strawberries, pears and apples were printed to look like lace as well as in solid colors. Reverses to a totally different printed backing seen in last thumbnail. Can be used equally well on either side. Pristine condition; measures 76 x 82".

Log Cabin Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $685  

Very fine Straight Furrows Log Cabin Doll quilt from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Wonderful scale; machine quilted. Interesting construction of border with one strip of the dark fabric used as a straight border and a wider one with a ruffle. Green areas consist of 7 different calico prints; pink is one calico and one solid. Mended area on outer border about the size of a quarter is shown in thumbnail photo. Crudely repaired but could be re-done by one with nimble fingers. Measures 20 1/2" x... Click for details
Log Cabin Doll Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Matl Poulat Sterling Pin and Pendant
  Matl Poulat Sterling Pin and Pendant   $295

Two graceful pieces by Matl (Matilde Poulat. Both have her early hallmark; circa 1950. Pendant with black onyx measures 1 5/16" long and 1 1/8" wide. Unusual to find a genuine pendant done by Matl. $295 Cross brooch with turquoise measures 1 1/4"square. Lovely color to the stones. $395

William Spratling Sterling Silver Buttons   Sold  

Two sets of sterling buttons by silver master, William Spratling. Both sets have 1940 - 46 hallmark. Excellent condition. Set on left measures 3/4" in diameter. Set on right is 5/8".
William Spratling Sterling Silver Buttons
Mennonite Dresden Plate Quilt: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania
  Mennonite Dresden Plate Quilt: Circa 1900; Pennsylvania   $1,585

Center medallion Dresden Plate quilt surrounded by partial blocks of the same pattern. Multicolored embroidery adds to the radiating effect. Pristine condition. Mid-weight wools; cable quilting in border. Lebanon County, Pennsylvania Mennonite origin. Circa 1900. Measures 76" square.

Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,695  

Striking Barnraising Log Cabin quilt done with a wonderful variety of wool challis fabrics. Both the plaid border and purple centers add tremendous visual punch. Fabrics are strong; two areas of slight discoloration on the border. Measures 82" square. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Barnraising Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
Matl Hand Mirrors: Circa 1950
  Matl Hand Mirrors: Circa 1950   $575

Elaborate hand mirrors with the jewel and silver combinations for which Matl was known. Mirror on left has turquoise and amethyst; right is all turquoise. Both have discolorations on the glass but are totally original. They are 6" in length; left mirror is 3" wide; right is 3 1/4". Mirror on right has a dent in the handle. Both have Matl's early hallmark; Circa 1950.

Mennonite X's Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $395  

Very bold Mennonite quilt in which the black X's truly appear to be superimposed upon the red and green hourglasses. Interior is light wool; border is cotton. Several tiny holes in the wool do not detract from the impact. Measures 74" square; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1920.
Mennonite X's Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Mennonite Flower Garden Chair Pad: Ca. 1900; Pa.
  Mennonite Flower Garden Chair Pad: Ca. 1900; Pa.   $225

Were it not for the trapezoidal shape of this Grandmother's Flower Garden, one would mistake it for a doll quilt rather than the chair pad it is. Hexagons are appliqued to the backing. Wool; two small breaks in the fabric show the paper foundations of the hexagons. Beautiful colors are well planned and create a "fence" around the flower gardens. Pennsylvania Mennonite; circa 1900. Measures 16" x 17 3/4" at its largest.

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