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Odd Fellows Ceremonial Carved and Painted Wooden Heart and Hand Staff

Auction:
2468
Lot:
543
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2468
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 09, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Odd Fellows Ceremonial Carved and Painted Wooden Heart and Hand Staff, America, 19th century, a symbol of charity used in the ceremonies of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the carved gilded hand with heart mounted on a red-painted wooden staff, including stand, (imperfections), overall ht. 74 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

The heart has been repainted, repaired crack on the ruffled cuff.

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Independent Order of Odd Fellows

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