Gilt and Green-painted Serpent Odd Fellows Staff
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
- Date / Time :
- June 04, 2019 10:00AM
Gilt and Green-painted Serpent Odd Fellows Staff, America, 19th century, the gilt serpent with red-painted mouth and wire tongue wrapped around a green-painted tapering staff with gilt top, lg. 67 1/4 in.
Provenance: Collected from an Odd Fellows lodge in Illinois.
The Thomas and Audrey Metzger Odd Fellows Collection
Serpent's head is reattached where it meets the pole; the pole has scattered scratches and associated paint loss; wear at the base and paint loss likely associated with an old stand.
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