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Green- and Gold-painted Fraternal Axe

Auction:
3167B
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3167B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 03, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Green- and Gold-painted Fraternal Axe, America, late 19th/early 20th century, the axe with broad blade inscribed "NEW HAVEN LODGE No 253." and "FRIENDSHIP LOVE & TRUTH.," with gold-painted point on a turned and green-painted haft, lg. 50 1/4 in.
Estimate $400-600


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.

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Axes, Blade weapons, Dagger-axe, Equipment, Forestry, Haft, Visual arts

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