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Odd Fellows Carved and Painted Wooden Heart and Hand Staff

Auction:
2337
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$12,925$11,000

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2337
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 04, 2006 3:00PM

Description:

Odd Fellows Carved and Painted Wooden Heart and Hand Staff, Ohio, 19th century, depicting an open hand centered with a gilt heart raised on a wooden staff, painted off-white and red with gilt accents, the shaft painted black, ht. 73 3/4 in.

Note: The heart and hand symbols in Fraternal organization rituals are incentives to practice love and mercy.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Ohio, Independent Order of Odd Fellows

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