Original matching set of 4 yellow arrow back country New England kitchen chairs with plank seats and bamboo legs c1820 in excellent condition with hand painted folk art design. Original paint with later over wax. Strong and comfortable. Finding a set of chairs in this color is extremely difficult. Each chairs measures 33.5 inches to top of its back, 17 inches top of seat, 15.5 inches deep and 18 3/4 inches across top of back.
RARE Masonic walking stick with silver fittings. Handle fitted with silver pipe tools. Hallmarked Birmingham, England, 1908-9. Maker's stamp not traced. Silver marks on band, tamper and pick. Script monogram reads THR. Length 33 inches, handle 4 inches.
Early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a solid block of maple, and retains the original red wash surface. Excellent condition. The mortar is 7.5 x 5.25", and the pestle is 10.5 x 2.75". Together they are 12.5" high.
Authentic early American country store mortar and pestle circa 1820. The mortar is turned from a single block of American walnut. Fine untouched original condition. The mortar is 5.25 x 7.25", and the pestle is 9.75 x 2.25". Together they are 11.5" high.
Original and authentic Nathaniel Dearborn (1786-1852) walking stick or cane, Boston circa 1800. Measures 36 inches high, with a 3 x 1.5 inch top engraved "Nathaniel Dearborn" Boston it the top. Nathaniel Dearborn was an engraver in Boston, Massachusetts. He worked on both School Street and Market Street. We have included a book that Dearborn published in 1827 titled "Always Happy, Felix and his sister Serena A Tale". To learn more about Nathaniel Dearborn, please refer to Wikipedia. This is a rare, well-documented piece of Colonial Boston's history.