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.
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.