Catalogue


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".      
  
Lancaster County Amish Bars Crib Quilt: Circa 1950
Antonio Pineda Sterling Silver Cuff Links
  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.

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".
Four Patch in Diamond Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
William Spratling Sterling Box
  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.

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".
Irish Chain Quilt: Signed and Dated 1890; Pennsylvania
Pair of William Spratling Wood and Silver Dishes
  Pair of William Spratling Wood and Silver Dishes   $975

It's not clear for what purpose these wood and silver dishes by William Spratling were intended. The dark spots in the centers indicate they were used as ash trays but this was not necessarily the purpose for which they were made. Can serve well for food or on a dresser for change or jewelry. Wonderfully hand carved bowls. Measure 4" square; circa 1950.

Hole in the Barn Door Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $985  

Extremely handsome Hole in the Barn Door quilt done in rich, printed fabrics. Pristine, unwashed condition. Generous size of 92" square. Reversible to two printed bands and a striped middle. Well pieced; cable quilting in borders. Pennsylvania origin; circa 1880.
Hole in the Barn Door Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.
  Thousand Pyramids Quilt: Circa 1870; Pa.   $2,250

The name Thousand Pyramids does not come close to the actual number of pieces in this quilt. It consists of 8640 well pieced trangles. Unwashed condition. Inked initials; Kempton, Pennsylvania origin (Berks County). Circa 1870. Measures 82" x 89".

Hubert Harmon Brass Hair Ornaments   $2,800  

The rarest of the rare - a pair of Hubert Harmon Atomic Bomb Hair Ornaments with three additional pieces that may be either ear cuffs or hair pieces as well. The only other known pair of similar hair ornaments, but without the circular pieces, is illustrated in "William Spratling and the Mexican Silver Renaissance". Made of brass; circa 1945. Measure 5 1/4" tall and 2 1/4" wide.
Hubert Harmon Brass Hair Ornaments
Pair of William Spratling Hands Holding Tulips Brooches
  Pair of William Spratling Hands Holding Tulips Brooches   Sold

Pair of brooches by William Spratling of sterling hands holding amethyst tulips. This was one of his early designs for which he also made bracelets and necklaces. Unusual to find a pair of brooches. Measure 2 1/4" long; excellent condition. 1940-46 hallmark.

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