Catalogue


Bow Tie Quilt: Circa 1910   $725   

Bow Tie pattern quilt unusually set in Four Patch blocks. Great combination of vibrant colors gives this a harlequin feel. Unwashed condition. Bow Tie blocks are quilted in straight lines; the solid blocks are quilted with diagonal lines, all contributing to the sense of vibrancy and movement of the quilt. Measures 77" x 81"; circa 1910.      
  
Bow Tie Quilt: Circa 1910
Fifteen Point Star Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Fifteen Point Star Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $1,985

It's difficult to say whether or not the maker of this Fifteen Point Lone Star Quilt set out to make this pattern or whether it got out of control. In either case, it is likely unique. It is interesting that five point stars surround the central image and the overall star essentially has five sides. So maybe this was all intentional? Unwashed, immaculate condition. Wonderful selection of fabrics. Measures 80" square; Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Quilt; Ca. 1850; Pennsylvania   $2,850  

Elegant Robbing Peter to Pay Paul quilt with glazed chintz border. Unwashed condition; one area of faint discoloration but essentially excellent condition. Several slightly different printed fabrics used for the lighter areas. Backing fabric, shown in last thumbnail photo, is most likely home dyed. Measures 82" x 108". Circa 1850; Pennsylvania origin. Illustrated in "The Quilt: A History and Celebration of an American Art Form" by Elise Schebler Roberts.
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul Quilt; Ca. 1850; Pennsylvania
Pinwheels Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Pinwheels Doll Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $335

Four Hourglass blocks are combined to create a Pinwheel pattern in this lovely 1920's doll quilt. Excellent condition. Well scaled to the size of the piece, including the cable quilted border. Measures 28 1/2" square. Berks County, Pennsylvania origin.

Sampler Quilt: Berks County, Pa.; Circa 1880   $3,975  

Bold and "Dutchy" Sampler Quilt with both traditional blocks and original interpretations. Colors wonderfully arranged to set off the four central squares. Excellent condition; a tiny amount of discoloration on one block visible in thumbnail photo. Measures 82" square; Berks County, Pennsylvania origin.
Sampler Quilt: Berks County, Pa.; Circa 1880
Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950
  Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950   $450

Most unusual to have a genuine Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib quilt, but particularly as late as 1950. Fabrics are a combination of rayon and wool knit. Subtle, clearly intentional difference in the bars. The outer two are wider and a different fabric than the central two. Measures 29" x 34".

Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Cuff Links   Sold  

Two pairs of silver cuff links designed by Antonio Pineda. Both are 970 silver, higher than sterling standard; both are incised and oxidized. Left pair measures 1 1/8" x 1/2". Right pair measures 3/4" square. Circa 1960.
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Cuff Links
Four Patch in Diamond Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
  Four Patch in Diamond Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $725

Charming Four Patch quilt with each small block set in a diamond. Terrific variety of fabrics are nicely framed by a large triangle border. Clamshell quilting in border. Pristine, probably unwashed condition. Circa 1880; Pennsylvania origin. Measures 69" x 74".

William Spratling Sterling Box   $1,295  

Exquisite sterling "casket" box by master designer, William Spratling. Excellent condition; very finely made. Hand hammer marks visible on inside. Measures 2 1/4" tall; 3 1/4" wide and a hair under 3" deep. 1940-1946 hallmark.
William Spratling Sterling Box
Irish Chain Quilt: Signed and Dated 1890; Pennsylvania
  Irish Chain Quilt: Signed and Dated 1890; Pennsylvania   $2,275

Dramatic Irish Chain quilt framed by a most unusual variation of a swag border. Signed and dated 1890; Pennsylvania origin. Unwashed condition with several light spots that could be removed with laundering. Nicely waffle quilted. Measures 82" x 90".

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