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Large Carved and Painted Pine Odd Fellows Lodge Sign

Auction:
2431
Lot:
615
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2431
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 01, 2008 3:00PM

Description:

Large Carved and Painted Pine Odd Fellows Lodge Sign, America, 19th century, carved "All Seeing Eye" above triangular sign with carved lapped-leaf molding, applied carved lettering "I.O.O.F.," (Independent Order of Odd Fellows), over a three-link chain (symbolizing friendship, love, and truth), on a carved rayed background, old surface, (minor imperfections), ht. 42, lg. 115 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Old but not original surface, with scatttered paint losses, three of the letters have cracks.

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows

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