Fabric Silhouette: Circa 1860   $695.00   

Rare fabric silhouette of a full body male. Done in silk and velvet on wool. Fabric of hat was cleverly chosen to resemble beaver. Initially, I thought this was a needle case but realized that it has no function other than the pleasure of it. Probably done about 1860 but a person more familiar with costume might say earlier. Professionally mounted on stretcher that measures 11" x 14".      
  
Fabric Silhouette: Circa 1860
William Spratling Sterling Silver Tea Caddy
  William Spratling Sterling Silver Tea Caddy   $2,200.00

Elegant sterling silver tea caddy by master designer, William Spratling. Hand hammering evident on the inside. Measures 4 1/2" tall including finial; 3" wide and 2 1/2" deep. Small dent in finial visible in photos; otherwise in excellent condition. Hallmark dates to 1940-46.

Cake Stand Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania   $635.00  

Lovely Cake Stand Baskets quilt done in soft pastels of the 1930's. Nicely planned with solid colors for the body of the baskets and prints on the bases and tops. Very good, unwashed condition. Measures 84" square; Pennsylvania origin.
Cake Stand Baskets Quilt: Circa 1930; Pennsylvania
Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Rings
  Georg Jensen Sterling Silver Rings   Sold

Three hefty sterling silver rings by Georg Jensen; all date to the 1950's. Left - large, biomorphic design. Measures 1 1/4" in length; size 7. Design # 91, designed by Nanna Ditzel. Middle - Fabulously three dimensional; design # 93, also probably by Nanna Ditzel. Size 7 - 7/1/2 SOLD Right - Certainly the most tailored of the three rings. Design # 100. Size 5 1/2; also available in size 6 1/2.

Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania   $975.00  

Solid color Straight Furrows Log Cabin quilt done in solid color, lightweight wools. Backing is printed cotton. Rich colors accented with red centers make for a particularly striking pattern. Measures 70" x 71"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1880.
Mennonite Log Cabin Quilt: Circa 1880; Pennsylvania
Full Moon Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania
  Full Moon Quilt: Circa 1870; Pennsylvania   $1,695.00

After considerable searching, I discovered that the name of this unusual quilt pattern is Full Moon. It combines the great positive/negative qualities of the Mill Wheel pattern with additional, larger circles. The bold zig zag border is a wonderful counterpoint to the round shapes of the body of the quilt. Professionally laundered; pristine condition. Measures 72" x 76"; Pennsylvania origin. Circa 1870.

Lisa Jenks Sterling Silver Ring   $195.00  

Sterling silver band by New York designer, Lisa Jenks. Design consists of irregularly sized panels, each with a different design. Size 6 1/2. Measures 1/2" wide. Excellent condition.Jenks is no longer making jewelry, making her pieces increasingly collectible.
Lisa Jenks Sterling Silver Ring
Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1870
  Center Medallion Quilt: Circa 1870   $1,085.00

Pieced Center Medallion Quilt made of richly colored light weight wools. Unusual format in that the Central Medallion was popular in the first half of the 19th century but had largely gone out of fashion at the time this was made. Quilted but seems to have originally been tied as well as indicated by regularly placed small dark circles. Circa 1870. Probably New England origin. Measures 68" x 78".

Antonio Pineda Silver Earrings   $295.00  

All three pairs of the Antonio earrings are in excellent condition and well hallmarked. Left pair - Silver balls are hugged by two pairs of curved arms. Measure 1 3/8" long. Middle pair - Concave rectangle measures 3/4" x 5/8" Right pair - Trapezoid with azur malachite. I have seen this design done by Antonio as cuff links but not as earrings. Measure 3/4" x 1/2"
Antonio Pineda Silver Earrings
Amish One Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania
  Amish One Patch Quilt: Circa 1920; Pennsylvania   $975.00

Richly colored Amish One Patch quilt from Greene County, Pennsylvania. Seems to have been made by someone without tremendous financial resources but with a great color sense. Some of the blocks are pieced together with several pieces of the same materials. Front is wool; backing is cotton flannel. Measures 74" square; circa 1920.

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