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Gray- and Blue-painted Odd Fellows Altar

Auction:
3259T
Lot:
1794
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3259T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 04, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Gray- and Blue-painted Odd Fellows Altar, America, 19th century, the elaborately molded rectangular top on a body with spiral turned corner columns and acorn finials, decorated on the front with carved and painted crossed shepherd's crooks and seven stars against a blue smalted background, the sides with carved and painted crossed spears against a blue smalted background, the back with a door opening to an interior space, gray-painted surface with remnants of smalting, ht. 45, wd. 36, dp. 27 in.

Provenance: Collected from an Odd Fellows lodge in Tennessee.
The Thomas and Audrey Metzger Odd Fellows Collection
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Odd Fellows, Odd Fellows lodge

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