Triangular rug that is unusual in both shape and construction. Interior is hooked while the outer half is braided. Excellent condition; vibrant colors. Made of wool. Measures 27" x 37". Pennsylvania origin; circa 1930.
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.
Mennonite Philadelphia Pavement quilt variation in colors that make it pulsate. Densely pieced with colors placed to maximize the intensity of the pattern. All wool with pieced bars backing. Very unusual cutwork border. Excellent condition. Pennsylvania Mennonite; circa 1880. Measures 62" x 65" without red border.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This pink and green Diamonds in Squares quilt is the color palette of the gemstone, watermelon tourmaline. Striped and checked fabrics add to the complexity of the quilt. Perfectly balanced with half squares creating a border. Excellent condition; wool with cotton backing. Tied rather than quilted. Measures 68" x 72"; circa 1920.
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".
Left pair - $295.
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"