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Tools: Their History & Symbolism | April 18 | Marlborough

Lot 428: 16th Century Italian Iron Plane, c. 1550.  Estimate: $12,000-$16,000

Tools: Their History & Symbolism

A Lecture by Laurent Adamowicz, Author of Codes & Symbols of European Tools

Wednesday, April 18, 6PM

This illustrated talk takes a look at Laurent Adamowicz’s research on antique tools and the codes and symbols associated with them over the centuries. Adamowicz will discuss how they relate to Europe’s history of conflicts, wars, secret societies, and religious and political allegiances. 


Lot 447: Master Compagnon Varloper or Jointer Plane, c. 1871. Estimate: $8,000-12,000

Laurent Adamowicz holds a BA in International Affairs from ESCP-Europe in Paris, an MBA from the Wharton School, a Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University in New York, and is a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University. He served on the Board of several organizations including the Early American Industry Association, an organization dedicated to the study and preservation of ancient trades and tools in the United States.


This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Skinner Marlborough Gallery
274 Cedar Hill Street
Marlborough MA, 01752

Reception: 5PM
Lecture: 6PM


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