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Los Castillo Sterling Brooch   $325   

Large sterling brooch by Los Castillo. Abstract design successfully conveys woven feel. Measures 2 1/4" x 1 3/4". Looks good worn in any direction. Made 1940's.      
  
Los Castillo Sterling Brooch
William Spratling Sterling Brooches
  William Spratling Sterling Brooches   $650

Left - Pre-Columbian motif with substantial amethyst cabochon. Measures 1 1/2" in height; 1 1/8" in width. Middle - Spratling's representation of "continental solidarity" during World War II. Double pronged fur clip on back. Measures 1 5/8" wide and 1 1/2" tall. Right - Chupamirta Azteca was Spratling's title for this pin also based upon a pre-Columbian motif. Measures 1 1/2" wide and 1 1/4" tall. All signed Spratling and all in excellent condition. Left and middle are sold. Right is... Click for details

Margot de Taxco Silver Necklace, Earrings and Brooch   $775  

Greek Key design necklace, earrings and brooch by Margot de Taxco; circa 1950. Necklace measures 14 1/4" in length; pin can easily be adapted to create an additional link to the necklace, adding 1 1/4". It is possible that it was originally on the necklace, as it is the only piece of the set without Margot's mark. Excellent condition.
Margot de Taxco Silver Necklace, Earrings and Brooch
Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870
  Double Nine Patch Quilt: Circa 1870   $3,750

This extraordinary quilt is so much more than a traditional Double Nine Patch pattern. Not only do the alternate blocks form an additional strong pattern; when seen from a distance, the viewer realizes that each Nine Patch block is set in a brown circle, all of which are gracefully connected. Excellent condition; measures 82" x 84". Well crafted. Likely an original patern. Circa 1870.

Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $1,475  

Classic Windmill Blades (aka Pineapple) Log Cabin quilt done in beautiful light wools. Has a great deal of whirling movement for which this pattern is known. Excellent condition; desirable piano key border on three sides. Measures 68" x 75". Lancaster County, Pennsylvania origin; circa 1870.
Windmill Blades Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
William Spratling Silver and Ebony Ladle
  William Spratling Silver and Ebony Ladle   $1,195

Large sterling silver and ebony Ladle by master designer, William Spratling. Rope design ornamentation, typical of his early design period. Measures 12 1/2" in length. Wood handle is smooth and lustrous. Made circa 1945.

Tumbling Blocks Daybed Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $695  

Velvets make this Tumbling Blocks Pattern quilt even more alive than this pattern usually is. Wonderful diamond border makes a wonderful frame. Measures 38" x 80", probably made for a daybed. Great size to hang vertically in a stairwell or horizontally over a sofa or fireplace. Cotton sateen backing; both tied and quilted. Pristine condition; circa 1920. Pennsylvania origin.
Tumbling Blocks Daybed Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
Pots of Flowers Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
  Pots of Flowers Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $695

Bright and cheerful quilt of Pots of Flowers that I believe are meant to be poppies. Unexpected black accents give it a deco feel. It's especially effective next to the clear red of the border and flowers. Unwashed condition; circa 1930. Measures 77" x 102"; Pennsylvania origin.

Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1880; New York   $1,600  

This velvet Tumbling Blocks quilt is as lush and sensuous as a sable coat - but more politically correct. Rich, dense colors combined with the depth of the fabric make this an exceptional example of an always desirable pattern. Wonderfully three dimensional. Tied on the back which is cafe au lait colored cotton sateen that also forms the binding. Albany, New York origin. Measures 67" x 78"; circa 1880.
Tumbling Blocks Quilt: Circa 1880; New York
Cat Hooked Rug: Circa 1940; Pennsylvania
  Cat Hooked Rug: Circa 1940; Pennsylvania   $425

Incredibly realistic Hooked Rug in the shape of a Cat, seriously guarding her ball. Mounted on board; measures 30" wide and 23" to tip of ears. Repairs to two areas of the green base do not detract from the droll image. Circa 1940; Pennsylvania origin.

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