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J.H. Buffords Sons, lithographers (Boston, 19th Century) Masonic Chart for the First Three Degrees.

Auction:
2642M
Lot:
861
Sold for:
$450$450

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Auction:
Discovery - 2642M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

J.H. Buffords Sons, lithographers (Boston, 19th Century)

Masonic Chart for the First Three Degrees., 1866. Identified in inscriptions. Chromolithograph on paper, sight size 27 3/4 x 21 1/2 in., in a molded walnut frame with gilt liner. Condition: Toning, foxing, paper slightly rippled.
Estimate $300-500

Each horizontal section presents symbols central to each of the first three degrees - Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft and Master Mason. Includes a variety of Masonic symbols, such as the all-seeing eye, Solomon's Temple, altar, Bible, candlesticks, rainbow, sun, moon, stars, stairs, columns, globes, and George Washington as a Mason, among others.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George Washington, Culture of Detroit, Michigan, Foxing, Freemasonry, Indiana Statehouse Public Art Collection, John Henry Bufford

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