Authentic 19th century Ottoman or Turkish brass palaska or cartridge box. All original. Engraved and mounted with mine cut emerald. Measures 4.25 inches high, 4 inches wide and 1.25 inches deep.
Vintage authentic African tribal Songye shield mid 20th century. Original red, white and blue paint. Integral handle on the back, some minor losses, and one old age crack. Measures 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 3.5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood. Acquired from the Gotham Gallery in NYC, by tribal art dealer Tan Mamadin, PA.
Original matching set of 4 yellow arrow back chairs with plank seats and bamboo turned legs. New England circa 1820. Excellent condition. Original hand painted decoration with later over wax. Strong and comfortable. Finding a true set of chairs in this color and condition is extremely rare. Each chair measures 33.5 inches high to the back, 17 inches high to the seat, 15.5 inches deep and 18.75 inches wide across the 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.