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Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   Sold   

This Lancaster County Mennonite Baskets quilt is unusual for the small scale of the baskets. Each measures 4 inches tall and is filled with triangles. The off blocks are quilted with cross patterns and cable in the border. The handles are machine appliqued, as is often the case. Everything else is hand sewn.The small scale zigzag inner border is a wonderful complement to the baskets. The background color is a slightly dusty green. The same fabric is used for the entire backing. It is an unusual... Click for details      
  
Mennonite Baskets Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Patricia Von Musulin Sterling Silver Cubes Ring
  Patricia Von Musulin Sterling Silver Cubes Ring   $650

This dramatic crossover ring was made by New York jeweler, Patricia Von Musulin who is known for her bold, strong designs. In this ring, two cubes crossover each other with a band that is tapered as it approaches the cubes. The ring is size 7 1/2; it can be modified to smaller or larger. The ring weighs a substantial 41 grams. The cubes are 1 inch from front to back. Von Musulin's signature is visible but too light to show in thumbnail photo. Her work is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art... Click for details

Early Applique Central Wreath Crib Quilt   $695  

Applique crib quilt with an unusual combination of patterns. The central wreath is surrounded by four compass-like appliques and four stems with leaves that seems as though they flew off the wreath. The three red printed fabrics date to the first half of the 19th century. Backing is a tan printed fabric. The quilt has light staining but has never been washed. It consists of a top, batting and a backing but it is not quilted. Measurements are 35" x 42". Pennsylvania origin; ex-Trish Herr.
Early Applique Central Wreath Crib Quilt
Pair of Dachshund Bootscrapers
  Pair of Dachshund Bootscrapers   $475

These charming dachshund bootscrapers are a bit of a mystery. They are stamped with the name Kolacek and what I believe are the letters beocgrad, although I am not certain. They are also stamped 1982Had it not been for that, I would have thought them older. The pair of metal bootscrapers consists of one standing and one seated dog. Both are painted green with expected wear from having lived outdoors for nearly 30 years. They are a heavy metal with nice detail including nostrils and a tongue.... Click for details

Tiffany Sterling Silver Band Ring   $325  

Heavy sterling silver band by Tiffany and Co. The ring has incised, oxidized thin bands on the top and bottom. Across both edges are incised designs of circles with a line going across the diameter. The ring is size 6 3/4. It is 3/8" from front to back.
Tiffany Sterling Silver Band Ring
Broderie Perse Album Quilt: Dated 1843; New Jersey
  Broderie Perse Album Quilt: Dated 1843; New Jersey   $19,000

This broderie perse album quilt has an unusually large number of blocks totaling 156. The chintz cutouts depict flowers; wreaths; baskets and birds, Written in ink is the date 1843 and Trenton, N.J. It has names from the Vallette; McNeely; Aiken and Coleman families. The quilt is in excellent, unwashed condition with the glaze fully intact. It measures 103" x 110". Best of all is the tag pinned to the quilt saying it was from the collection of Florence Peto. Mrs. Peto collected; researched;... Click for details

Patricia Von Musulin Huge Sterling Silver Domed Ring   Sold  

Dramatic sterling silver huge round ring by New York designer, Patricia Von Musulin. Musulin is known for her bold statement jewelry and this is no exception. The domed circle measures 1 1/3 inches across the top. It is one inch in height from the top of the shank. The ring is size 7 1/2. It can be sized up or down. It weighs 38 grams; condition is excellent. Von Musulin's jewelry is in the permanent collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Patricia Von Musulin Huge Sterling Silver Domed Ring
Tane Sterling Silver Links Bracelet
  Tane Sterling Silver Links Bracelet   Sold

This substantial, beautifully textured sterling silver bracelet was created by Tane, Mexico's most prestigious silversmiths. They have been in business since 1942. The bracelet consists of four rows of square, textured links. It is one inch wide and 7 1/4 inches in wearable length. In a nod to their elegance, the safety catch is made of gold as one often sees in Tane's work. The bracelet weighs a hefty 75 grams. It is sold with the Tane box and presentation case. Made about 2000.

Tane Sterling Silver Necklace   $775  

Feathered sterling silver necklace by Tane, Mexico's equivalent to the high end jewelry of Tiffany. The necklace consists of many overlapping lozenge shaped links made of tiny silver beads. Overall, it has a wonderful feathery look. The necklace measures 18 1/2 inches in wearable length. It is sold in the original Tane box and presentation case.
Tane Sterling Silver Necklace
Cartier Trinity Stacking Gold Ring
  Cartier Trinity Stacking Gold Ring   $2,875

In 1924, Cartier began their Trinity collection in which they combine elements of yellow; white and rose gold. The white is meant to denote lasting friendship; rose gold is for true love and the white signifies fidelity. They have expanded the original intertwined rolling ring concept and made it one of their signature combinations in all forms of jewelry. This stacking ring is a form not often seen. The three bands are joined together in a slightly asymmetrical design. This ring is size 6... Click for details

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